Mgr, Transportation

Job Attributes

Full Time
Manassas, Virginia
Performance Foodservice Manassas (0553)
July 09, 2024

Company Description

Performance Foodservice, PFG's broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants, and other experts builds close relationships with customers - providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection, and operational strategies. The Performance team delivers delicious food but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.
Job Description
The Transportation Manager position will perform the following duties:
  • Manages all delivery expenses for your assigned locations
  • Manages both the fleet and driver workforce in an efficient, cost-effective manner
  • Identifies and expands backhaul revenue
  • Provides excellent customer service and leadership of the team
  • Hands-on management experience in transportation and logistics operations
  • Familiarity with automated logistics systems
  • Makes effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities
  • Capable of staffing, structuring, and maintaining a productive team of highly skilled employees
  • Inspires others with enthusiasm and positive energy
  • Effectively manages in a changing environment. Skills include leadership, planning, developing policies, delegation, and tracking performance against measurable goals
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small staff
  • Has superior organizational skills
  • Is articulate, professional, and effective at building relationships using oral and written communication
Required Qualifications
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant computer applications.
5+ years of leadership or supervisor experience with all facets of outbound transportation; knowledge of distribution systems, including routing and transfer procedures.
Experience managing large numbers of driving staff; experience with hiring, training, and motivating teammates and resolving employee relations issues.
In-depth knowledge of transportation regulations, compliance standards, and industry best practices.
1+ years of verifiable CDL Class A experience.
No DUI/DWI convictions within past 5 years
No chargeable D.O.T. reportable accidents within the past three years.
High School Degree or Equivalent
Preferred Qualifications
BS Degree in Business Management/Supply Chain Management or logistics related program and/or 5+ years equivalent and related experience
Proven track record of developing and implementing successful transportation strategies.
2+ years of accounting, planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience; ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
Exceptional conflict management skills, particularly in handling sensitive and complex matters.
EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.