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Transportation Supervisor

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Levittown, PA, US, 19057

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Do you want to take your career to the next level with a growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. Do you have a positive attitude and take pride in your work? As the Transportation Supervisor, you will be responsible for coordinating and handling a variety of transportation activities, as well as supervising day-to-day transportation operations and a driver workforce. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Lead and supervise transportation staff and drivers
  • Train and evaluate employee performance; recommend or initiate hiring, promotions, transfers or disciplinary actions
  • Optimize efficient routing of deliveries and driver performance
  • Coordinate and dispatch drivers to appropriate locations
  • Track and trace shipments for customers to ensure on time, accurate and satisfactory deliveries; provide updates, as necessary
  • Respond to incidents and collisions; coordinate with appropriate company resources to resolve problems; provide follow-up and reporting, as required
  • Correctly maintain and generate required reports; properly process, audit and file various documentation

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of transportation or supply chain experience
  • Basic knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows applications; ability to create complex formulas in Excel and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of operations experience, including 1 year of supervising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia