Transportation Logistics Supervisor

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  73450
Job Function:  Supply Chain & Logistics

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Transportation logistics supervisor will lead transportation logistics clerks in the daily functions of scheduling and late coding, providing additional insight to stakeholders on performance related opportunities in on-time delivery, routing and ease of customer scheduling. Management of Perdue Transportation and Live Production carrier contracts, insurance and supporting in carrier negotiations and rate for proposal.  Playing a supportive role Providing weekend and operations coverage.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and train with Transportation Business analyst on identified strategic projects.
  • Provide operations group with new approaches to solving transportation opportunities to improve on efficiency and support.
  • Develop and report out Key Performance Indicator dashboard weekly and monthly to operations leadership.
  • Develop and report out Key Performance Indicator carrier scorecard. Effectively identifying areas of opportunity and tracking carrier compliance.
  • Support role in strategic or high level presentations of transportation data.
  • Identify scheduling opportunities and streamline process through potential automation.
  • Monitor/Audit insurance compliance within the RMIS portal
  • Facilitate transportation agreements for Perdue Transportation and Live Production
  • Support commercial and dedicated carrier request for proposal (RFP’s) for Perdue Transportation
  • Identify inefficiencies in scheduling and carrier compliance.
  • Manage daily service report.
  • Produce various customer service-related reports as needed.
  • Provide valuable strategic input to address on-time delivery, routing and customer appointment scheduling challenges to improve on opportunity.
  • Provide support for weekend operations on schedule weekend day every week.
  • Stand in as backup for assigned reports in absence of transportation business analyst.
  • Stand in as backup for other operations supervisors when needed.

Minimum Education


  • High school diploma or GED 


  • College degree in a related field preferred.  Experience may substitute for education

Experience Requirements


  • Prior Supervisor/Management experience.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong systems aptitude and must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications with an emphasis on Outlook, Word, Power BI and Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of Transportation Operations and Supply Chain Management.


Experience Preferred

 3-5 years of transportation, distribution or logistics experience; strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills. 



Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury