National DCP

  • Transportation Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NJ-Westampton
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/2/2019 1:30 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Transportation Supervisor supports transportation operations of assigned distribution center in the training and coaching of Driver and Helper personnel.  Responsible for ensuring safe, legal, cost efficient and on-time delivery of freight to member stores.


    • Responsible for the direction and coordination of assigned team of route drivers to ensure maximum performance relative to product delivery, cost efficient equipment utilization, service and good customer relations. Utilizes Supervisor “Safe Work Methods" documentation.
    • Creates a team oriented environment by developing and coaching Drivers on safety, driving and customer service skills.
    • Monitors Driver performance weekly through PeopleNet. Counsels Drivers on performance issues and areas for improvement.
    • Supervises assigned Lead Drivers.
    • Works with Dunkin’ Donuts Stores and Distribution Center (as a liaison) in problem solving delivery issues.
    • Administers progressive discipline when required.
    • Enforces all company polices, DOT and FMCSA regulations.
    • Assists Operations Scheduler with driver’s weekly schedules, vacations, and time off requests.
    • Orientates and develops new drivers.
    • Assists in compiling, monitoring, managing, and implementing the driver incentive program.
    • Assists Transportation Manager in fleet utilization, tracking status of vehicle/equipment, monitoring equipment on OS report and working with Penske/Ryder as needed.
    • Ensures compliance with DOT hours of service.
    • Reacts timely and effectively to breakdowns and accidents.
    • Oversees Hub Locations (as assigned) with possible overnight travel to hub locations assessing routes and Drivers.
    • Assists Router in daily route planning as needed.
    • Works with the Safety Manager on proper safe driving techniques, proper lifting and training in all required DOT regulations.
    • Accepts and assists with special projects as required.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • 3 to 5 years' experience managing high volume delivery routes; preferably food delivery experience
    • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in a transportation-related role within the quick servie restaurant industry.
    • Strong understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations
    • Knowledgeable of related OSHA standards and regulations
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
    • SAP experience preferred
    • On Board Computer System experience required, People Net preferred
    • Prior experience with routing software, Appian preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong leadership and decision-making capabilities required
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills required
    • Willing and able to work flexible/extended work schedules, as needed 




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