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Imperial Dade Transportation Manager - Jessup, MD in Jessup, Maryland

Imperial Dade, leading national distributor, has a job open in Jessup, MD. The Transportation Manager will be responsible for supervising daily Transportation activities and personnel for a specific shift to ensure functions are performed within Company and Distribution Center guidelines. The incumbent will provide excellent customer service to stores serviced through timely order deliveries. The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 5:30am to 3:00pm or 8:00am to 5:30pm. Due to the nature of the industry, the incumbent must be flexible with working hours.

Imperial Dade is the leading distributor of foodservice packaging, facilities maintenance supplies and equipment in the U.S. As a provider of customized supply chain solutions, the company serves customers in many business-to-business market segments including supermarkets, healthcare facilities, universities, and restaurants. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in New Jersey, Imperial Dade serves more than 80,000 customers through a footprint of 80+ branches.

  • Build and manage a cohesive transportation team which consists of supervisors, dispatchers, clerks, routers, and drivers.

  • Maximize the use of our equipment (i.e.: box trucks, tractors, and trailers)

  • Manage relationships with vendors

  • Ensure all drivers comply with company, federal, state, and local laws and regulations

  • Responsible for making sure all mandatory reporting (Hut, IFTA) are done on time and accurately

  • Develop KPI's for transportation staff's performance

  • Develop continuous improvement plans for key metrics

  • Strong ability to manage all the specifics above and beyond with one goal: to serve our customers.

  • Create and sustain a safety culture and a keen focus on safety

  • Previous experience and/or formal training or education in transportation, preferably with the logistics industry or in the grocery industry

  • Class A license is preferred

  • Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment and traffic management.

  • Must obtain a good working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to transportation.

  • Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results.

  • Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people, both in person and over the telephone.

  • Basic computer skills are required, and personal computer experience is helpful, with word processing and spreadsheet applications preferred. Working knowledge of the onboard computer system is helpful.

  • Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.

At Imperial Dade, we offer an exciting work environment and invite motivated and talented individuals with a passion for excellence to join our team. We value our people and strive to create rewarding career opportunities by offering competitive salaries and benefits, 401K, Life Insurance, and a generous Paid Time Off Package.

Imperial Dade is an EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.

Requisition ID: 2022-3451

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Street: 7605 Dorsey Run Road