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Transportation Manager

Newnan, Georgia

Job Description

Company: The SYGMA Network Inc.
Location: US-GA-Newnan
Zip Code: 30265
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 4
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


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JOB SUMMARY (Briefly state why this position exists)


Responsible for the safe, 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.




  • Closely monitor driver performance via use of the tripmaster, Xata 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 breakdown. 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 assignment of work for transportation personnel. Process weekly payroll.
  • Verify vendor invoices and complete A/P vouchers.
  • Monitor trip records and fuel reports for mileage, fuel costs, 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.




  • Assure safety awareness and compliance practices are adhered to in the department and distribution center.
  • Direct and coordinate all driver observations relative to safe operations, performance of PWM and accurate delivery procedures.







A high school diploma/GED plus 4 - 8 years of transportation experience.  A 4 year degree plus 4 years transportation supervisory experience and a broad understanding of computer systems, routing and DOT regulations is preferred.  Good employee relations a must.




Work is primarily sedentary in nature. Frequent standing and bending is required when checking equipment. A substantial portion of the day is spent on key entry. You must have the ability to communicate clearly, primarily via telephone, with vendors, shippers, customers, and company personnel. May be required to drive and/or help unload products weighing up to 75 lbs. And move product on the 2-wheeler.




You must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction.  You are required to be constantly alert while driving. In addition you must be able to perform manual task, hear, sit, reach, and interact with others.





Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside.




A calculator, copier, fax, PC, CRT, Microsoft Office applications and telephone equipment are used in this position.    




None, however a CDL drivers license and certificate of DOT regulations training is preferred.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 62449