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Transportation Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

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Company: FreshPoint Raleigh
Location: US-NC-Raleigh
Zip Code: 27560
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:  

At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.


Position Summary:

This is an operations position responsible for managing the activities associated with Delivery.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to, expense and revenue management, compliance with government regulations, management and direction to delivery staff and safety and security of the delivery department.  

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects.
  • Manages the daily work and safety of Delivery supervisors, routing personnel and other associates.   Ensuring that the staff is effectively accomplishing day to day delivery activities, including driver adherence to standard operating procedures, adherence to planned routes, and providing safe and efficient customer service.  
  • Hire, Motivate, Discipline, Terminate, Develop, Train, coach, transportation associates.   Interpreting and constantly enforcing company policy and procedures to staff. Review team’s CMP’s regularly to ensure they are on track to meet their goals.
  • Communicates with sales and marketing associates to collaboratively resolve any customer or delivery opportunities or issues.   Visits customer locations and meets with customers to address issues and assess delivery difficulty. 
  • Department planning, not limited to scheduling, staffing, and budget decisions.  Managing labor hours, travel, fuel and consumable supplies within budget, maximizing time and cost efficiencies.   Monitor effectiveness activities to ensure all establish Key performance indicators and sales/customer satisfaction goals are met.   Suggests efficiency and cost reduction measures.   
  • Ensure transportation department’s compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, etc.) and ensures that electronic logs are kept current and accurate.  


  • High school Diploma, prefer associates or bachelors in business management, supply chain or similar major.
  • 3-5 years produce industry experience.
  • 3 years of supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Forklift and pallet jack expeerience and certification.
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Completion of Sysco approved defensive driving program.
  • Working knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Ability to manage the pressures and stress associated with a deadline oriented atmosphere and customer issues.
  • Ability to manage the pressures and stress associated with a deadline oriented atmosphere and customer issues.
  • Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments, operating companies and corporate in a proactive and constructive manner
  • Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations


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: 82253