C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Transportation Supervisor in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.

Position Overview

As a Transportation Supervisor , you will assist the Transportation Procurement Manager with managing the Transportation business for the distribution of goods and services to the customer base. You will lead a team of transportation associates, ensuring professional standards are net. In this role, you will support in the development of key business standards and practices to improve and drive results.


  • Daily review and/or updating of carrier KPI’s for the ES3 carriers and associates.

  • Review and resolve daily customer issues as identified via email and/or phone messages

  • Coordinate work flow and transportation projects to ensure performance and cost goals are met.

  • Coordinate activity, facilitate communication and build strong working relationships between the warehouse, contract carriers, customer service, fellow team members and ES3 customers.

  • Ensure all associates are trained on all aspects of the ES3 TMS functions and overall corporate transportation business as it pertains to tendering shipments, tracking loads, customer follow up, and carrier management.

  • Supervise the daily transportation operation to maintain company and customer standards.

  • Facilitate daily meetings that lead to the team taking action to improve KPIs in an effort to “change the score”.

  • Monitor coordinator hours and overtime – effectively schedule team to control hours. Report associates hours for payroll, vacation, and sick time.

  • Carrier sourcing and maintenance of carrier base to support expected and projected volume projections.

  • Facilitate priority loads and provide updates to partners as needed

  • Assist in managing the financial performance of the business, delivery cost, fleet support, and staffing.

  • Assist in forecasting and developing plans for peak and holiday contract carrier and staffing needs.


  • High School diploma; College degree a plus.

  • Strong leadership Skills

  • Three to five years Transportation or related experience.

  • Familiarity with D.O.T. regulations preferred.

  • Strong Microsoft Office knowledge

Requisition ID 12543

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Transportation