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Transportation Supervisor

Wilton, NY

Posted: 7/9/2015
Terminal Number: T063
Summary Information: Ruan is seeking a customer focused transportation professional for an exciting opportunity as a Transportation Supervisor in Wilton NY with our largest retail customer, Target !The duties of the Transportation Supervisor include dispatching, route planning, and customer interaction. Our operation is dedicated to our customer's transportation needs, so a high level of communication and professionalism is required. This position is responsible for the utilization of equipment and staff to maintain efficiency, customer satisfaction and overall operational profitability

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday working 3:00 pm-11:00 pm


  • Schedule and provide leadership to build and maintain a strong team through effective communications, recruiting, training, coaching, counseling, appraising, rewarding, developing, and succession planning.
  • Supervise all activities of drivers.  Direct and schedule driver’s work, plan, assign, and distribute daily work to avoid hours of service violations while coordinating loads, equipment and backhauls to achieve maximum utilization of the fleet.
  • Identify and resolve delivery and scheduling problems through timely communication with customers, drivers, vendors, and other Ruan locations.
  • Ensure compliance with DOT, OSHA, and EPA and all federal and state regulations, as well as company rules and policies.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records which may include but limited to maintaining and updating driver information in computer system, entering and processing billing information, and processing driver post trip activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Transportation or Logistics or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
  • 2+ years of experience in an operational transportation or similar industry role strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations strongly desired.
  • Strong working knowledge of dispatch systems is a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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