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Amsterdam, NY
Posted: 6/11/2014
Terminal Number: 006
Summary Information: Ruan has an exciting opportunity for a Transportation Supervisor at our Amsterdam, NY operation. The Supervisor will be responsible for a fleet of company drivers for a dedicated account. The primary purpose of this position is to supervise, coordinate and schedule a fleet of drivers according to customer requests in compliance with company rules and DOT regulations to maximize equipment utility, customer satisfaction and operational profitability.



Primary Duties Include: 

  • Scheduling and directing the work activity for a group of drivers and/or yard spotters.
  • Provides leadership and direction to drivers and other operations staff to include process improvement, team-building, coaching and feedback.
  • Organizes, plans and implements transportation solutions for assigned customers that utilize the best cost option to maximize profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Identifies and resolves delivery and scheduling problems through timely communication with customers, drivers, vendors and other Ruan locations.

Job Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree required or equivalent experience required, Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience required
  • 2 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Proven leadership skills needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Strong working knowledge of technology within dispatch systems and Microsoft Office Suite

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