Job Vacancy Logistics Supervisor – Transportation Essendant

Job title: Logistics Supervisor – Transportation

Company: Essendant

Job description: Description :

Major Responsibilities:

  • Carrier/Fleet Network Management: Provides RFP support (subject matter expert, components), fleet utilization and optimization, carrier compliance, claims, equipment management, resource allocation, daily use of Fleet Management System (FMS) /Transportation Management System (TMS), tracking metrics/KPIs, utilizing routing tool, execution of area/region contingency plans, creation of ad hoc contingency plans, ADOT/Warehouse Transfer, interdivisional shuttle network, LDPs, linehauls (identification of opportunities and execution), inbound logistics, customer service calls, rectifying service failures, and serves as first line of defense (solves problems and takes ownership).
  • Safety/Security/Compliance: Ensures Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; ensures that DOT requirements are adhered to, handles escalated issues, and safeguards against hazardous materials. Identifies and resolves daily issues at a first level, such as hazardous material and accident investigation. Performs safety reporting.
  • Customer Interaction (External): Responsible for last mile execution (delivery and related services to customer), related system use, consultative services, sales presentations (to local market), procurement interaction, and daily distribution of product to the customer.
  • Tactical Execution of Key Initiatives: Leads key projects and high performance teams at a local or area level. Drives change within team, performs analytics, project management, and identifes and executes business/supply chain opportunities at a local level
  • Business Partner/Local Business Team member: Serving as subject matter expert, designs and implements customer logistics solutions for multiple facilities/BUs; conducts monthly/quarterly business or other reviews.
  • Serves as Safety Champion within the facility striving for best in class status while meeting or exceeding safety performance metrics.
  • Manages people, processes, budgets, performance management, compliance activities, and associate development as required by the job.
  • Understands and demonstrates Essendant’s Core Values.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Strong leadership, communication, and change management skills.
  • Functional knowledge of all modes of transportation including fleet (private and 3PL), parcel, LTL, TL, courier / mid market, etc.
  • Critical thinking, organization, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate and persuade at management level.
  • In depth knowledge of transportation and supply chain software: TMS, ERP, FMS systems.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory issues (DOT compliance, hazmat, etc.).
  • Capability to influence decision-making and instill credibility in customers, peers, and subordinates through meeting strategic and tactical objectives, deadlines, and budgets.
  • Proven ability to bring efficiency and scale to a multi-site, multi-business unit environment.
  • Metrics/KPIs: Cost as percent of sales; WOW – dollar vs. percent; cost factor, economic profit, service levels; freight revenue; asset utility; strategic initiative goal attainment; core metrics/BU metrics; consumption rate; lift in sales (indirect); margin; true cost of sale/concessions/credits, customer freight recovery; value creation across the supply chain.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, transportation, supply chain, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years managing transportation, inbound logistics, warehousing.
  • CDL, Class A
  • Experience supervising truck drivers.


Expected salary:

Location: West Coxsackie, NY

Job date: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 07:02:48 GMT

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