Transport Supervisor

Website Loblaw Companies Limited

Job Description:

The Transport Supervisor (Dispatch) is responsible for ensuring driver productivity through timely dispatching and reviewing performance upon return (as required).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Enter all loads into gatehouse program
  • Arrange rental equipment as required
  • Verify specialty equipment requirements
  • Coordinate shunt moves
  • Troubleshoot inquiries from warehouse, shunters, drivers and carriers
  • Review routing sessions and make necessary changes
  • Hand out keys for tractors, stop manifest and load ID sheets; record on appropriate tracking mechanisms
  • Collect POD’s and enter service level
  • Time stamp driver’s time sheet
  • Log drivers in and out of Isotrak
  • Set up overnight/long haul activities
  • Communicate with the warehouse colleagues to determine where work will be staged
  • Manage and execute drop/switch programs with vendors
  • Answer phones and trouble shoot dispatch related issues (breakdowns, hours, delivery problems)
  • Manage out of service equipment, arrange for repair, tag and lock out
  • Manage VOR in Isotrak
  • Ensure all loads are dispatched on time
  • Communicate any changes to plan (e.g. delays, backhauls, rushes) as required
  • Communicate with dunnage colleagues to determine what needs to be loaded

Job Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to multitask, make decisions and problem solve
  • Must have strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills are an asset
  • Minimum 1 Year Of Supervisory/Management Experience
  • College Education preferred
  • 3-5 years of related work experience

Job Details:

Company: Loblaw Companies Limited

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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