Manager, Transportation

Company Details

Sysco - Buckhead Meat of Houston


US1141 Buckhead Meat of Houston, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

4 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


Responsible for the safe, efficient, and timely delivery of the product to our customers, accomplished through thorough planning and an on-going process of monitoring driver performance, equipment condition and performance, and business volume, while effectively managing expenses in an ever-changing environment.


  • Closely monitor driver performance via the use of available technology and other control features
  • Maintain detailed records of driver pay, equipment maintenance, and equipment performance
  • Review driver logs and paperwork to ensure accuracy and adherence to policy and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations
  • Closely monitor equipment to ensure safe operation and minimize breakdown
  • Order necessary parts and equipment used in driver performance of responsibilities
  • Review routing and make the necessary adjustments to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Hire, train, direct and discipline transportation personnel to achieve the most effective use of human and physical assets
  • Plan and schedule the assignment of work for transportation personnel
  • Process weekly payroll
  • Verify vendor invoices and complete A/P vouchers
  • Monitor trip records and fuel reports for mileage, fuel costs, and fuel economy
  • Monitor monthly expenses in relation to planning and make the necessary changes
  • Perform the necessary requirements of the Department of Transportation
  • Other duties as assigned by Management
  • Assure safety awareness and compliance practices are adhered to in the department and distribution center
  • Direct and coordinate all driver observations relative to safe operations, the performance of PWM and accurate delivery procedures.



A high school diploma/GED


  • 4 – 8 years of transportation experience
  • 4-year degree plus 4 years of transportation supervisory experience and a broad understanding of computer systems, routing, and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations is preferred.
  • Good employee relations must

Physical Demands

  • Work is primarily sedentary in nature
  • Frequent standing and bending is required when checking equipment
  • A substantial portion of the day is spent on key entry
  • You must have the ability to communicate clearly, primarily via telephone, with vendors, shippers, customers, and company personnel.
  • May be required to drive and/or help unload products weighing up to 75 lbs
  • Move product on the 2-wheeler

Mental/Visual Demands

  • You must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction
  • You are required to be constantly alert while driving.
  • In addition, you must be able to perform a manual task, hear, sit, reach, and interact with others

Working Conditions

Activities occur both inside (protection from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside

Equipment Operated

A calculator, copier, fax, PC, CRT, Microsoft Office applications and telephone equipment are used in this position

License or Certifications

None, however a CDL driver’s license and certificate of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations training is preferred


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

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