C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Transportation Manager - Private Fleet in North Houston, Texas
The Manager of Transportation - Private Fleet is responsible for leading and developing a team of salary and hourly professionals who are focused on delivering "best in class" results across safety, customer experience, and financial targets. This role will set goals / objectives and ensure accountability for delivering results in a large scale transportation operation. Success will require cross functional coordination and alignment with other stakeholders (warehouse shipping / receiving, sales, fleet maintenance, planning, human resources, etc), ensuring decisions are not made in silos. In addition, this role will educate and promote proper work behaviors and procedures to maintain a culture of safety in the workplace environment.
Accountable for P&L management: Control expense of outbound operations while looking for ways to drive revenue through efficient execution of inbound lanes (backhaul / brokerage). Partner with inbound transportation to ensure alignment on capacity and costs associated with freight pickup.
Responsible for leading the entire team (salary and hourly personnel) to optimal performance while fostering a transparent, inclusive, and safe work environment. This includes tracking of key metrics, continuous improvement, coaching through performance issues, and elevating morale, accountable for staffing decisions, retention, and employee performance
Private Fleet Management (where applicable): Promote activities to ensure a safe- and DOT compliant- place to work.
Partner with DOT compliance and safety support groups to ensure company policies, procedures, and programs are followed.
Routine observations / audits to ensure that drivers perform proper equipment checks and complete all work assignments in a safe, timely and efficient manner.
Responsible for proper maintenance of Driver Qualification files, driver log accuracy, and execution of the company's drug and alcohol testing protocol
Deliver exceptional customer experience through execution of on-time delivery and prompt issue resolution / follow through.
Serve as the transportation subject matter expert for projects when assigned
Travel Required: No
- Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)
Specialized Knowledge : DOT Regulations
Special Skills : MS Office, effective verbal and written communication skills, performance management
Physical abilities: :
Other: : Manhattan TMS, On-board computers (ELD's)
Years Of Experience
5+ years: Familiar with D.O.T. regulations, private fleet transportation operation (with Class A CDL drivers), tractor / trailer operation, managing team, P&L accountability.
·Bachelor's Degree - 2+ years experience in a Transportation Manager role.
Associate's Degree - 5+ years experience in a Transportation Manager role or 7+ years in a high performing Supervisor role
In lieu of degree - High School Diploma +10 years experience in a Transportation Manager role or 12+ years in a Supervisor role
Bachelor's Degree - General Studies, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) - Project Management Institute, Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) - APICS American Production & Inventory Control Society, High School Diploma - General Studies, Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute
1st Shift (United States of America)
GSC Wholesale LLC
About Our Company
Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.
Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Company: GSC Wholesale LLC
Job Area: Transportation
Job Family: Transportation
Job Type: Regular
Job Code: JC0499