Job Vacancy Transportation Manager Performance Food Group

Job title: Transportation Manager

Company: Performance Food Group

Job description: Job Description

Position Summary: Manages all aspects of the transportation function in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment, including selection of qualified drivers, routing, driving, safety, unloading, fleet maintenance, customer/driver relationships, and Department of Transportation (DOT) and Operating Company compliance. Includes involvement with the the driver selection and orientation process, handling employee relations issues including disciplinary action, monitoring DOT and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) compliance, managing Transportation Supervisors and monitoring the routing process to ensure customer satisfaction. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.
Duties: Supervises Transportation Supervisor and/or staff of drivers to ensure deliveries are made in a safe, efficient and timely manner, maintaining dependability and customer satisfaction. Manages staff of drivers; hires, schedules, provides training and guidance, establishes job standards and regularly evaluates performance. Oversees day-to-day administration of delivery function including: managing, monitoring and approving department expenses,
calculating driver payroll, reviewing driver trip and expense reports, and identifying and resolving problems. Operates a computer keyboard to enter and access data in automated fleet management system (e.g., Tripmaster and Xata); ensures truck computer system is monitored and maintained. Prepares annual transportation operating budget; performs cost analyses (e.g., truck leases, fuel consumption, etc.) and coordinates financial reporting. Works closely with Warehouse Manager to ensure the highest level of efficiency within the operation. Responsible for scheduling truck deliveries and routing on a daily basis, including backhauls, and changes routes accordingly to meet customer needs and to maximize route profitability. Responsible for equipment scheduling and maintenance. Analyzes equipment needs (trucks, tractors, trailers) and determines type and number required. Sets up rental of additional vehicles as required and schedules equipment maintenance as necessary. Responsible for DOT compliance, monitoring DOT logs and ensuring drivers comply with DOT regulations. Responsible for compliance with safety policies and procedures. Maintains and updates all relevant information on drivers such as license, DOT medical certification, tickets for moving violations, accidents, and other risk and safety-related data.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Req Number



1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent Experience.
Required Experience: 4 – 6 Years Transportation experience including in-depth knowledge of DOT regulations and experience with operations of computerized fleet management systems. Team lead or
supervisory experience.
Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)


Performance Foodservice

Job Category


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Business management, logistics or related area.
6 – 10 Years Transportation experience including in-depth
knowledge of DOT regulations and experience with operations of computerized fleet management systems within foodservice industry.
Supervisory experience

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.


Expected salary:

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Job date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 23:30:57 GMT

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