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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager, Transportation in Westfield, Massachusetts

Position Overview

The Manager of Transportation 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.

Job Description


  • 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

  • 5-7 : 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 - 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)


C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers 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: C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Job Area: Transportation

Job Family: Transportation

Job Type: Regular

Job Code: JC0499

ReqID: R-245949