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Transportation Supervisor - Night Shift

We are the premier Foodservice distributor in Ontario. We meet our customers' unique needs by delivering superior service, value and flexibility.

In support of Flanagan’s Vision, Mission, and Values, as well as our Corporate and Branch strategic plans, we strive to maintain a Superior Service Culture (to both external and internal customers).  The successful candidate in this position will contribute as follows:

The Role:

The Transportation Supervisor is a hands on leader who will drive operational excellence within the Traffic Department at the Kitchener Branch level.  You are decisive and results oriented and will fully utilize both your technical skills and leadership to influence and motivate change while meeting the branch/department goals.   

Your key accountabilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic and operational supervision to a designated number of drivers on our Transportation Team within the Kitchener branch.
  • Drive departmental KPI’s and monitor scorecard.  Maintain cost effectiveness, efficiency and standardization.
  • Ensure quality standards and delivery schedules are maintained in a safe, professional and accurate manner with a focus on Ministry of Transportation regulations and compliance.
  • Schedule and assign drivers and equipment per Ministry of Transportation regulations to satisfactorily meet customer needs.
  • Comply with Ministry of Transportation regulations including but not limited:  Hours of Service; Compliance, Safety, Accountability; Roadside Inspections; Pre/Post Trip inspections.
  • Ensure paperwork and documentation is in compliance with Ministry of Transportation regulations.
  • Update and maintain electronic databases used for drivers’ logs, inventory, invoicing and routing.
  • Promptly solve problems to the maximum satisfaction of our customers while maintaining compliance with Ministry of Transportation regulations.
  • Promote a safe, fair and consistent work environment that engages employees and builds positive morale.
  • Coach and mentor employee group by performing a minimum of 2 ride-alongs monthly, ensuring every employee is engaged.  Step in to assist drivers as needed.



  • College Diploma or University degree in Transportation, Logistics, or Business.
  • A varied background in food distribution, transportation, logistics with a minimum of two years’ experience at a supervisory level.
  • Valid AZ Commercial Driver’s License and Abstract.
  • Proven experience with Ministry of Transportation regulations.
  • Must have a proven track record of excellent supervisory skills and be comfortable directing and motivating multiple employees.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and previous experience working with a Transportation Management system.
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