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Transportation Supervisor in Kansas City, MO at Auto Truck Group

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description


Analyze and coordinate the logistical functions for Auto Truck Group. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.


  • Organize transportation for internal material movement.
  • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements and to minimize negative impacts on the business.
  • Develop an understanding of customers' needs, and take actions to ensure that such needs are met related to shipment of vehicles.
  • Coordinate vendor pick-ups for inbound vehicles and chassis.
  • Negotiate freight rates for delivery of vehicles.
  • Manage subcontractor activities, reviewing proposals, developing performance specifications, and serving as a liaison between subcontractors and Auto Truck Group.
  • Oversee and supervise New Vehicle receipt and shipping processes; coordinate driver’s schedules and record hours worked for payroll purposes.
  • Oversee the pick-up and delivery of vehicles to shop technician work areas.
  • Explain proposed solutions to customers, management, or other interested parties through written proposals and oral presentations.
  • Maintain and develop positive business relationships with a customer's key personnel involved in or directly relevant to a logistics activity.
  • Protect and control proprietary materials
  • Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks and service agreements.
  • Coordinate availability and allocation of materials, supplies, and finished products.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3-5 years of previous experience in logistics, transportation, and/or inventory management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Technical school preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • CDL highly desired.


  • Valid driver’s license in good standing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Requires working on hard floor – standing, sitting, walking, laying, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting and stooping.

  • Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly.
  • Working outside all year long in all weather conditions.