Operations Supervisor

Fedex Wichita , KS 67251

Posted 6 days ago


Responsible for leading employees to ensure customer satisfaction by moving all shipments on time and damage free while observing company and regulatory policies and procedures


1.Foster safe working environment

2.Lead, educate and develop company employees

3.Plan and communicate daily loads to ensure freight is delivered on time

4.Communicate with contract drivers and account managers, to ensure the customer and company's needs are met

5.Plan daily manpower needs to ensure customer's freight is delivered and picked-up timely and damage free

6.Communicate with dispatch at various service centers and with dock employees to coordinate the movement of trailers and freight

7.Coordinate the distribution of inbound, outbound and hub loads to achieve cut time compliance.

8.Monitor and ensure GAMD and appointment shipments are delivered on time

9.Dispatch deliveries and pick-ups to ensure they are completed on time

  1. Communicate with service centers throughout the line haul process to ensure freight remains in cycle

  2. Monitor and analyze all opportunities to cut costs and improve efficiencies

  3. Perform administrative functions such as printing delivery receipts, manifest shipments freight billing, tracing shipments, etc.

  4. Report line haul activity including percentage of trailer cube, trailer weights, delay times, etc.

  5. Monitor actual performance data and gather information for reporting

  6. Identify freight moving at incorrect weight and classification

  7. Ensure all OS&D exceptions are identified and processed properly

  8. Assist other Supervisors as required

  9. Conduct daily pre-shift meetings with reporting teams

  10. Implement company policies and comply with all applicable laws and regulations

  11. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

  12. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


  • High School Diploma or GED, required

  • Post-Secondary education preferred

  • Bi-Lingual (English/French) for Province of Quebec, required

  • Previous transportation experience, preferred

  • Previous leadership experience, preferred

  • Must possess thorough knowledge of LTL industry, DOT rules and regulations

  • Load planning and dispatching knowledge, an asset

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Must be multi-tasked oriented

  • Good computer skills- MS Office, Outlook, Word & Excel

  • Ability to interpret and understand company policies and procedures


  • Must be able to hear at a level which would allow recognition of safety devices such as horns, backup signals and machinery in the potentially congested work environment of a loading dock, trailer/truck and the yard

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at ADAAssistance@freight.fedex.com.

FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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