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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager Transportation in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers 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.

Position Overview

The Manager of Transportation is responsible for the execution of the day to day operational plans set forth by the transportation department, while providing direction and support to fellow transportation team members. The Manager will communicate and coordinate with other functional areas such as warehouse shipping, receiving, safety, customer service, maintenance and routing in order to handle and resolve any operational issue that may arise during the course of executing the plan. In addition, this role will educate and promote proper work behaviors and procedures to maintain a culture of safety in the workplace environment.

Job Description

Description

  • Champion a team of drivers to optimal performance. This includes tracking of key metrics, coaching through performance issues, behavior modification counseling as per company guidelines and maintaining morale.

  • Responsible for managing controllable costs, including, but not limited to, hourly labor, supplemental labor, fuel economy and equipment R&M

  • Ensure completion of routine observations and audits to ensure that drivers perform pre and post trips of equipment, complete all work assignments in a safe, timely and efficient manner.

  • Responsible for proper maintenance of Driver Qualification files, driver log accuracy and execution of the company's drug and alcohol testing protocol with support of Safety Specialist

  • Communicate with Sales, Customer Service, and customers as necessary on late deliveries, special requests, and other issues

  • Travel Required:No

Environment

  • Office : Office Temperature (65F to 75F)

Skills

  • Specialized Knowledge : Familiar with DOT laws and regulations

  • Special Skills : MS Office. Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Physical abilities: :

  • Other: :

Years Of Experience

  • 5-7 : Familiar with D.O.T. regulations, tractor and trailer operation, experience managing a team.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree - General Studies, High School Diploma - General Studies

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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