Sysco Corp Transportation Supervisor in Charlotte, North Carolina

Company: FreshPoint CharlotteLocation: US-NC-CharlotteMinimum Level of Education: High School or EquivalentMinimum Years of Experience: 1Position Type: ExemptTravel Percentage: Up to 25%

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FreshPoint is the country's largest and fastest growing produce and specialty food distributor. As a Sysco owned company, we provide the benefits and resources of a fortune 40 enterprise with a real family feel. At FreshPoint, our employees are the foundation to our great success. By applying our principles of leadership, integrity, trust and our strong commitment to one another, we help each other prosper for the benefit of the individual.

As an equal opportunity employer, FreshPoint is focused on the diversity, safety, and training of all of our employees. As part of a large company, we are able to offer excellent benefits in addition to base pay, such as medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, 401k savings plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, and personal time off. We offer you a safe and enjoyable work environment in which you can grow and advance.

General Purpose of the Position:

Responsible for the effectively supporting the Transportation Manager and assuming operation of the entire Transportation Department in the Transportation Manager’s absence. Supervisor must be able to communicate well with all departments, coordinate equipment and drivers, and maintain a fine balance between distribution efficiency and customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in routing all customers for specified time deliveries

  • Responsible for assisting in scheduling second run drivers daily/weekly.

  • Assure all keys for trucks are in the office and accounted for.

  • Daily fleet inspection.

  • Facilitate all hand truck, load bar, driver equipment availability, repair, accountability and maintenance.

  • Maintain proper HOS documentation and log books/XRS tablets as required by the DOT

  • Daily accountability of all vehicle post and pre-trip inspections.

  • Complete payroll and turn in all documentation in timely manner in Transportation Manager’s absence.

  • Assure drivers are properly trained in department policies, customer service, safety, and driving ability.

  • Assist in routing all new accounts in AS400, making sure delivery time windows are met.

  • Maintain all equipment with padlocks, insurance / registration envelope, truck emergency testing kit, and other necessities.

  • Work closely with other departments to assure customer service is provided in the most efficient method.

  • Assist in preparing performance evaluations on route drivers and schedule driver ride alongs.

  • Answer incoming calls from drivers regarding problems and reroute when necessary.

  • Must be able to operate CMV as needed.

  • Perform other duties as directed by Transportation Manager.

  • Adherence to attendance policy and work schedule.

  • Work schedule to be Monday-Saturday, with either Tuesday or Thursday off, at the discretion of the Transportation Manager.

  • Flexible availability required

  • Other duties as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job.

  • Working knowledge of DOT and FMCSA Regulations.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Detail oriented.

  • Ability to train, motivate, discipline and develop route drivers.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle crisis situations effectively.

  • Good communication skills within all levels of the organization

  • Must be able to work with all levels within the organization.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Secondary education preferred.

  • Prior supervisory background preferred.

  • AS400 experience preferred.

  • Class A or B CDL

Physical Requirements:

The Physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the human resources department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, and sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrists and arms on a frequent basis. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Some loading/unloading of trucks is required.

Must pass federal Department of Transportation Physical Exam requirements and obtain DOT certification.

Work Environment:

Office environment with a large percentage of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures are cool and noise level can be moderate to high.

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For questions regarding the status of your application, please call Carlton Brunson at 704-909-4206

or by email at

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

FreshPoint Charlotte is proud to be an EEO/AA employer - M/F/D/V.

This opportunity is available through FreshPoint Charlotte. This is not a Corporate position.

All hiring decisions will be made at the sole discretion of FreshPoint Charlotte.