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Supervisor - Heavy/Specialized

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America Req #1342
Friday, July 31, 2020

SUMMARY

Supervises day-to-day responsibilities, providing guidance and training to a group of para-professional level staff to ensure complex operations are carried out in a productive manner. Has some authority for personnel actions. Thorough knowledge of processes supervised.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize workflow in area and ensure individual contributors understand duties and delegated tasks

  • Monitor productivity and ensure work is completed to meet required standards

  • Provide guidance and coaching to individual contributors on day to day issues

  • Provide resolution for escalated customer issues

  • Set work schedules, approve weekly timecards, and time off requests

  • Responsible for hiring and proper training of direct reports

  • Responsible for performance management, including annual reviews, goal setting and on-going feedback

    Ensures employees follow Landstar policies and procedures

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Efficient in Microsoft Office

  • Analytical problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Superb interpersonal skills

  • Professional demeanor

  • Good organizational skills

  • Knowledge of Heavy Specialized equipment, rules, and regulations

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma required; Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university, preferred

  • Minimum Experience: Six+ years related experience, preferred

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC DUTIES and/or SKILLS

  • Supervise and oversee the Heavy Specialized Business Development Group staff by monitoring compliance with established job functions and processes. These processed are designed to increase Heavy Specialized revenue by working with agents to market, sell, and develop their Heavy Specialized customer base by teaching them how to identify and develop customer leads, rate/price heavy specialized business, source capacity, and further develop existing customer business.

  • Oversee bid requests to insure accuracy and timeliness and that all customer requirements are met.

  • Utilize all resources to develop solutions to all customer requests for transport of goods and services.

  • Assist Region management in marketing and developing heavy specialized opportunities. Work with Region management to identify and pursue additional opportunities.

  • Define processes for all phases of customer support, identify gaps in processes, and continually improve processes for efficiency and customer satisfaction.

  • Identify and develop relationships with super load carriers in order to quote and secure additional business from existing customers.

  • Work with BCOs and third party capacity to identify their capabilities and trailer specification and share with agents in order to increase the ability to meet the customer’s needs.

  • Attend LSO meetings and develop meaningful relationships with agents and region management.

  • Measure revenue with existing heavy specialized customers, identify opportunities for growth, and develop reports and measurements to share with agents and region management on a monthly basis.

  • Identify and develop new opportunities by researching shippers and consignees from existing business and by identifying leads from periodicals, web searches, etc.

  • Utilize Salesforce for logging new leads and running reports.

  • Order super load permits and assist with issues as required by states.

  • Must perform duties to the standards of the job description and comply with the
    company's policies, practices and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, 13410 Sutton Park Dr S, Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America