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Supervisor, Logistics

Company: DSV Road Transport
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

DSV - Global transport and logistics

In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at

Location: Newark, CA

Job Posting Title: Supervisor, Logistics


The Supervisor, Logistics is responsible for transportation operations for client's plant/DC and/or group of client locations. They have operational and financial responsibility for their assigned client(s), and ensure that optimum support and service is provided to the client(s).


  • Assists in developing project scope and timeline for assigned location(s).
  • Assists Account Manager & Implementation Manager in location startups.
  • Manages ongoing assigned projects.
  • Assists with the growth
  • Recruits and trains necessary on-site analysts, logistics coordinators and assistants.
  • Reports on project progress and manages customer expectations.
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements.
  • Accepts complete accountability for financial performance, customer savings and satisfaction.
  • Develops reports that summarizes results, findings and recommendations and present same to management and customer.
  • Manages complex organizational issues involving customer's various functional areas and multiple plant locations.
  • Achieves a high level of customer satisfaction to justify favorable reference and contract renewal.
  • Manages/works with a variety of supply chain sub-contractors and related relationships.
  • Presents to executive level leadership as needed.
  • Responsible for providing daily operational transportation management support to the customer while supporting the development of solutions to lower the customer's future logistics costs.


  • Presentation of MBR's, QBR's (quarterly business reviews) to the customer.
  • Assists Account Manager in daily tasks for the account.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel as required.
  • Manages carrier relationships and expectations.
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Recruits and trains on-site analyst, logistics coordinators and assistants as needed
  • Manages and completes on time Personnel Assessments
  • Shares department account goals with the team and maintain assessments planning and development
  • Ability to hold oneself and others accountable.


Education and/or Experience

  • College degree in Logistics, business or other related field or experience in lieu of education.
  • 3 years of experience in a Supervisor, Accounts role or related position.


Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • SAP experience helpful but not required.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate


  • Knowledgeable in various modes of transportation including but not limited to: LTL, truckload, flatbed, intermodal, rail, air and international


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Must be able to travel by plane and automobile.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


May include some travel, up to 10% both domestic and international.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

DSV - Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 55,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services - as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we'll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.


Keywords: DSV Road Transport, Newark , Supervisor, Logistics, Other , Newark, California

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