Sysco Careers

Transportation Director

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description

Company: Sygma Carolina
Location: US-NC-Charlotte
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


Please apply directly at:


Job Summary (Briefly state why this position exists):


Responsible for the efficient and timely delivery of product to our customers,  accomplished through thorough planning and an on-going process of monitoring driver performance,  equipment condition and performance,  and business volume,  while effectively managing expenses in an ever-changing environment.


Primary Duties:


  • Closely monitor driver performance via use of the trip master and other control features.
  • Maintain detailed records of driver pay, equipment maintenance and equipment performance.
  • Review driver logs and paperwork to ensure accuracy and adherence to policy and DOT regulations.
  • Closely monitor equipment to ensure safe operation and minimize breakdowns.  Order necessary parts and equipment used in driver performance of responsibilities.
  • Review routing and make the necessary adjustments to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Hire, train, direct, and discipline transportation personnel to achieve the most effective use of human and physical assets.  Plan and schedule assignments for the transportation personnel; process the weekly payroll.
  • Verify vendor invoices and complete A/P vouchers.
  • Monitor trip records and fuel reports for mileage, fuel cost, and fuel economy.
  • Monitor monthly expenses in relation to plan and make the necessary changes.
  • Perform the necessary requirements of the Department of Transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.


Additional Duties That May Be Assigned:


  • Review backhauls to ensure profitability.


Job Specifications:


Education and Experience


  • High school diploma/GED plus 5 – 8 years of transportation supervisor experience.  Prefer 4 year degree and 4 years of transportation experience.  You must possess good employee relations skills.    


Physical Demands


  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature.  Frequent standing and bending is required when checking equipment.  A substantial portion of the day is spent on data entry.  You must have the ability to communicate clearly, primarily via telephone, with vendors, shippers, customers, and Company personnel.


Mental/Visual Demands:


  • You must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction. In addition you must be able to perform manual task, hear, sit, reach, lift, and interact with others.


Working Conditions:


  • Office is situated in the warehouse.  Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside.


Equipment Operated:


  • A calculator, copier, fax, PC, Microsoft Office applications, CRT, Trip Master software, TRUCKS routing system.


License or Certification:


  • CDL License


Please apply directly at:


For questions regarding the status of your application, please contact Robert Rudinski at 704-921-7928

or by email at


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship. 

Sygma Carolina is proud to be an EEO/AA employer - M/F/D/V.

This opportunity is available through Sygma Carolina.  This is not a Corporate position.

All hiring decisions will be made at the sole discretion of Sygma Carolina.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 56216