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Linehaul Supervisor

Linehaul Supervisor

Job Description

General Description of Duties

ABF Freight System, Inc., one of North America's largest and most experienced motor carriers, is looking for a LINEHAUL SUPERVISOR. ABF concentrates on national and regional transportation of general commodities freight, involving primarily LTL shipments. Established in 1923, ABF is the best-in-class for safety, security, technology and freight-handling. The Linehaul Supervisor will play a very important role in the continued success of our company.

The primary role of the Linehaul Supervisor is to plan and dispatch drivers, manage hours of service for the drivers, and manage equipment placement. General duties and responsibilities include:
  • Planning and directing the movement of equipment and freight to meet cost and service goals
  • Coordinating equipment and driver utilization to meet daily manpower and transportation needs
  • Performing continuous analysis of scheduling and performance to ensure effective utilization of resources
  • Monitoring and maintaining equipment pools
  • Handling equipment breakdowns and repairs
  • Enforcing safety rules as well as company policies and procedures
  • Supervising, planning and assigning workload

Job Requirements

Qualifications:  
  • A bachelor's degree with excellent organization, planning, analytical, and leadership skills is preferred
  • Effective computer, written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organized, self-directed and ability to operate independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to enhance a team atmosphere and demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Previous experience in motor carrier linehaul supervision is preferred

Work Hours:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends

  • Excellent Benefits
    • Medical Benefits Plan
    • Prescription Drug Program
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Group Term Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance Options for Employees and Eligible Dependents
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
    • Discretionary Contribution Retirement Plan
    • 401(k) Savings Plan
    • Stock Purchase Plan
    • Paid Holidays

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Management
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Transportation
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 003007
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    Linehaul Supervisor


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