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Performance Food Group Transportation Manager in Cairo, Georgia


Job Title:

Transportation Manager


Performance Powell (0725)

Job Description:

  • Supervises Transportation Supervisor and/or staff of drivers to ensure deliveries are made in a safe, efficient and timely manner, maintaining dependability and customer satisfaction. Manages staff of drivers; hires, schedules, provides training and guidance, establishes job standards and regularly evaluates performance.

  • Oversees day-to-day administration of delivery function including managing, monitoring and approving department expenses, calculating driver payroll, reviewing driver trip and expense reports, and identifying and resolving problems. Operates a computer keyboard to enter and access data in automated fleet management system (e.g., Tripmaster and Xata); ensures truck computer system is monitored and maintained.

  • Prepares annual transportation operating budget; performs cost analyses (e.g., truck leases, fuel consumption, etc.) and coordinates financial reporting.

  • Works closely with Warehouse Manager to ensure the highest level of efficiency within the operation.

  • Responsible for scheduling truck deliveries and routing on a daily basis, including backhauls, and changes routes accordingly to meet customer needs and to maximize route profitability. Responsible for equipment scheduling and maintenance. Analyzes equipment needs (trucks, tractors, trailers) and determines type and number required. Sets up rental of additional vehicles as required and schedules equipment maintenance as necessary.

  • Responsible for DOT compliance, monitoring DOT logs and ensuring drivers comply with DOT regulations. Responsible for compliance with safety policies and procedures.

  • Maintains and updates all relevant information on drivers such as license, DOT medical certification, tickets for moving violations, accidents, and other risk and safety-related data.

  • Hands-on management experience in transportation and logistics operations

  • Familiarity with automated logistics systems

  • Makes effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities

  • Capable of staffing, structuring, and maintaining a productive team of highly skilled employees

  • Inspires others with enthusiasm and positive energy

  • Effectively manages in a changing environment. Skills include leadership, planning, developing policies, delegation, and tracking performance against measurable goals

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small staff

  • Has superior organizational skills

  • Is articulate, professional, and effective at building relationships using oral and written communication

Req Number:


Address Line 1:

211 Alton Hall Road

Job Location:

Cairo, Georgia (GA)


1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

EEO Statement:

Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy at ; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster at and supplement at ; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement at .

Required Qualifications:

4 - 6 Years Transportation Experience

Transportation experience including in-depth knowledge of DOT regulations and experience with operations of computerized fleet management systems.

Team lead or supervisory experience.


Performance Foodservice

Job Category:


Preferred Qualifications:

6 - 10 Years Transportation Experience

Transportation experience including in-depth knowledge of DOT regulations and experience with operations of computerized fleet management systems within foodservice industry.

Supervisory experience.



Company Description:

Performance Foodservice, PFG’s broadline distributor, maintains a unique relationship with a variety of local customers, including independent restaurants and hotels, healthcare facilities, schools, and quick-service eateries. A team of sales reps, chefs, consultants and other experts builds close relationships with each customer, providing advice on improving operations, menu development, product selection and operational strategies. The Performance Foodservice team delivers delicious food, but also goes above and beyond to help independent restaurant owners achieve their dreams.