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Working As A Transportation Supervisor

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Deal with People

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • $57,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Transportation Supervisor Do At Sysco Corp

* Supervises the daily work and safety of Delivery Associates, including adherence to standard operating procedures, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service.
* Ensures Delivery Associate compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that electronic logs are kept current and accurate.
* Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget.
* Prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.
* Supervises the proper selection utilization of Company assets in support of the Delivery department.
* Coordinates required repairs with proper departments as necessary.
* Reviews delivery functions and productivity reporting.
* Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assist with implementation of delivery changes.
* Interprets trains and consistently enforces company policies, protocols and procedures including but not limited to food safety, DOT, record keeping, etc.
* Communicates with Sales Management and Marketing Associates to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues.
* Visits customer locations and meets with customers to address issues and assess delivery difficulty.
* Maintains associate relations through regular department or pre- shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and submits and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.
* Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.
* Coordinates efforts with Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and routine safety inspections.
* Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.
* Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
* Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed (and as qualified

What Does A Transportation Supervisor Do At Corning

* Manages strategic transportation and warehousing cost management through solutions and the use of data analysis techniques, including spend and network optimization analysis
* Develops strategic transportation optimization portfolio for assigned business with participation from business partners
* Drives transportation and warehousing projects to optimize the logistics networks for assigned business / region
* Leads Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities for assigned business unit transportation suppliers
* Supports Business, Global Logistics Organization (GLO), & Global Supply Management (GSM) initiatives
* Understands the business drivers that affect transportation network usage and identifies opportunities for optimization and cost savings
* Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy.
* Ensures compliance

What Does A Transportation Supervisor Do At United Natural Foods

* Coordinates daily scheduling of drivers and staff members ensuring the effectiveness of the workforce.
* Monitors driver departure times and reports the information accordingly.
* Shares on-call duty with members of the Transportation Department.
* Coordinates customer deliveries with Drivers and notifies customers of delays or accidents.
* Assists in determining rental requirements and equipment needs Answers phones, directs calls and handles customer, warehouse and driver inquiries Acts as the back-up person for the Transportation Manager as well as for completing log data entry.
* Summarizes and publishes results of quality checks and on-time reporting.
* Works with Leasing company to ensure proper maintenance schedules of trucks.
* Acts as key communicator between various departments regarding schedule changes and new account service

What Does A Transportation Supervisor Do At Aramark

* Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients, and co-workers.
* Is responsive to customer needs.
* Maintains all records in an appropriate condition.
* Assists manager in reviewing applications and hiring staff as needed.
* Trains the trainer.
* Assists in the scheduling of all employees.
* Complies with all hospital emergency response procedures and processes.
* Counsels and disciplines employees as required.
* Performs all annual performance appraisals and tracks all employee training and in-services as required.
* Supervises staff and maintains a positive working atmosphere.
* Performs daily rounds to ensure that staff is completing all job duties in a safe and efficient manner.
* Responds and follows up on all customer complaints.
* Maintains established systems and training programs to provide a safe working environment.
* Complies with all OSHA regulations and other local, state and federal government regulations.
* Maintains compliance with Aramark's standards of operation.
* Adheres to Aramark's Business Conduct Policy at all times.
* Maintains all records and reports to ensure compliance, with all local, state and federal regulations and codes.
* Maintains compliance with all requirements of federal, state and local regulations and guidelines including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
* OTHER DUTIES
* Cover other transportation as needed.
* Assists in reviewing and editing employee timesheets.
* Participates in Rounding Programs.
* Performs all other related duties

What Does A Transportation Supervisor Do At Performance Food Group

* Assign and direct drivers in the performance of their duties, overseeing all daily activities
* Act as liaison and resource on transportation matters, both internally & externally.
* Train personnel for proper work skills
* Assist with customer deliveries as neededAchieve maximum productivity per man hour
* Set a good example for employees to create a positive atmosphere in the workplace
* Conduct performance evaluations for drivers with the Transportation & Delivery Manager
* Enforce corporate & company policies & codes of conduct
* Administer corrective actions with the help of human resources manager
* Work to resolve any problems that are beyond the scope of the driver’s authority and/or abilities
* Complete other tasks & projects as assigned by Manager

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Transportation Supervisor Career Paths

Transportation Supervisor
Transportation Manager Operations Manager
Terminal Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Transportation Manager Logistics Manager Operations Manager
Distribution Center Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager
Logistics Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Transportation Manager Logistics Manager
Logistics Director
9 Yearsyrs
Transportation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Supervisor Warehouse Supervisor
Logistics Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Supervisor Store Manager Warehouse Supervisor
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Supervisor Manager Service Manager
Fleet Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Manager Manager Area Manager
Area Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Manager Manager Production Manager
Processing Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Assistant Manager Assistant Branch Manager
Branch Operations Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Logistics Manager Logistics Director
Director Of Distribution
11 Yearsyrs
Logistics Supervisor Shipping Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Logistics Supervisor Shipping Supervisor Distribution Manager
Distribution Warehouse Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Owner/Operator General Contractor Field Supervisor
Field Operation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Shipping Supervisor Superintendent Plant Superintendent
Assistant Plant Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Fleet Manager Terminal Manager
Transportation Director
10 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Supervisor Engineering Supervisor Production Supervisor
Distribution Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Dispatcher Supervisor
Assistant Terminal Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Average Yearly Salary
$57,000
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$31,000
Min 10%
$57,000
Median 50%
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$104,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
UnitedHealth Group
Highest Paying City
Gilroy, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Avg Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a Transportation Supervisor make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Transportation Supervisor in the United States is $57,515 per year or $28 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $31,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $104,000.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Real Transportation Supervisor Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Transportation Supervisor Perkins Motor Transport Oct 01, 2010 $103,200
Transportation Supervisor Perkins Motor Transport Inc. Oct 02, 2011 $102,244
Transportation Supervisor Perkins Motor Transport Inc. Oct 02, 2011 $102,243
Cargo Transportation Supervisor Leman USA, Inc. Jan 15, 2008 $66,228
Air Transportation Supervisor Leman USA, Inc. Jun 23, 2015 $61,500
Transportation Supervisor Perkins Motor Transport Jun 04, 2009 $58,968
Transportation Supervisor Perkins Motor Transport Mar 05, 2010 $58,968
Supervisor of Transportation Cedar Bridge Tiger Mart, Inc. Mar 13, 2008 $55,452
Transportation Supervisor and Trainer JKD Inc. May 03, 2010 $50,088

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Top Skills for A Transportation Supervisor

  1. Bus Drivers
  2. Safety Meetings
  3. Safety Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Supervised parking controllers, valets, and shuttle bus drivers during assigned shift- Performed administrative duties- Interacted with internal and external customers
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings with toolbox topics and subjects pertinent to consistently improving company safety and compliance record.
  • Coordinate and monitor safety procedures and schedules in accordance to the Department of Transportation- Federal Transit Administration.
  • Managed Inventory.- Managed delivery trucks and drivers.- Managed shipping products.- Customer relations.
  • Directed the logistics operations for a global automotive manufacturer responsible for training and leading a customer service and logistics team.

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Top 10 Best States for Transportation Supervisors

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  4. Arkansas
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. New York
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  8. Rhode Island
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Transportation Supervisor Demographics

Gender

Male

71.9%

Female

24.3%

Unknown

3.8%
Ethnicity

White

63.1%

Hispanic or Latino

15.5%

Black or African American

12.4%

Asian

5.6%

Unknown

3.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

65.5%

Carrier

12.9%

German

2.6%

French

2.6%

Portuguese

1.7%

Mandarin

1.7%

Tagalog

1.7%

Arabic

1.7%

Swahili

0.9%

Chinese

0.9%

Turkish

0.9%

Bosnian

0.9%

Filipino

0.9%

Amharic

0.9%

Greek

0.9%

Hebrew

0.9%

Russian

0.9%

Korean

0.9%

Italian

0.9%
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Transportation Supervisor Education

Schools

Central Texas College

12.1%

Community College of the Air Force

10.5%

Colorado Technical University

7.4%

Ashford University

6.8%

Kaplan University

5.8%

Ohio State University

5.3%

Pennsylvania State University

5.3%

Columbia Southern University

4.7%

Southern New Hampshire University

4.2%

Strayer University

4.2%

Texas Southern University

3.7%

Excelsior College

3.7%

Liberty University

3.7%

Southern University and A & M College

3.7%

Wayne State University

3.2%

Wilmington University

3.2%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

3.2%

Arizona State University

3.2%

Georgia Southern University

3.2%

Western Illinois University

3.2%
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Majors

Business

43.1%

Criminal Justice

7.8%

General Studies

6.8%

Supply Chain Management

6.2%

Management

5.7%

Psychology

2.9%

Accounting

2.8%

Automotive Technology

2.6%

Liberal Arts

2.4%

Education

2.2%

Communication

2.1%

Health Care Administration

2.0%

Marketing

2.0%

Computer Science

1.9%

Political Science

1.8%

Electrical Engineering

1.7%

Finance

1.7%

General Education, Specific Areas

1.5%

Human Resources Management

1.4%

Information Technology

1.4%
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Degrees

Bachelors

36.0%

High School Diploma

23.1%

Associate

19.3%

Masters

8.5%

Certificate

7.4%

Diploma

4.6%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.3%
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