First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators and helpers.
Also called: Driver Manager, Operations Supervisor, Transportation Supervisor, Warehouse Supervisor

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of lading software
  • JDA Manugistics
    Mobile location based services software
  • Accellos Real Dispatch
  • Commercial vehicle operations CVO software
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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