DHL Supply Chain is the Americas leader in contract logistics, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of industries including automotive, consumer, retail, engineering and manufacturing, life sciences and healthcare, technology, energy and chemicals. DHL Supply Chain’s skilled people make its customers more competitive by creating innovative logistics and supply chain solutions –from initial situation analysis to the continuous improvement programs that help deliver better results every day. DHL Supply Chain has over 25,000 employees in over 400 locations spread throughout the USA and Canada with revenues just under $5 billion in North America. DHL Supply Chain is part of the $20 billion global Supply Chain Division of Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL).
Transportation Supervisors oversee the operations of the truck fleet to assure that high service levels are attained at minimum expense. They are also responsible for developing an accurate means of record keeping to effectively monitor shipments and drivers.
We are hiring for Transportation Supervisors at our Charlotte, NC and Carrollton, TX sites.
DHL Supply Chain has a business casual environment and focuses on teamwork, associate development and training.
Essential Job Duties
•Maintain accurate files on vehicle use, condition, and maintenance.
•Ensure tractors and trailers are effectively utilized by developing efficient delivery schedules.
•Implement an inspection program to safeguard the equipment and a maintenance program to keep equipment in effective operating condition.
•Recommend the appropriate specifications for new equipment.
•Recommend programs to the Transportation Manager on improving the operation of the fleet.
•Provide a level of delivery service that meets or exceeds customer expectations.
•Direct the operations of the clerical staff and drivers to achieve prescribed objectives.
•Develop and maintain a productive work team by hiring, training, and professional development.
•Match the skill and background of associates to the work required.
•Apply sound communication and motivational techniques, supervise, counsel, and discipline subordinates.
•Implement performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases, and terminations. Implement a driver safety program.
•Process bills of lading, making sure that proper charges are billed in the appropriate manner.
•Establish a trip reporting procedure and process the trip reports from all drivers and shipments.
•Assure the timely creation and filing of Department of Transportation reports.