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Transportation Manager - Richburg, SC

Logistics / Warehouse Operations
152068 Requisition #


Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Whole Foods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today!



Responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing all Transportation functions to ensure that customer service is performed safely, on time, and in accordance with specifications. Coordinates closely with customers and area personnel to obtain information, identify needs, and investigate and resolve problems. Seeks to continuously improve service and operating efficiencies and meets the proper DOT compliance and regulatory requirements. Ensures that the Company's professional reputation is maintained, and that superior customer service is provided. Schedules, assigns, supervises, and appraises personnel.



  • Assumes responsibility for assisting in the development and implementation of effective Transportation planning, budgeting, policies, and procedures.
  • Executes established goals and ensures that Transportation policies support and complement Company strategies, mission, vision, and values.
  • Meets regularly with customers to obtain information and feedback on the Company’s performance, receive complaints, and analyzes customers' needs and expectations.
  • Ensures on-time delivery of products or services.
  • Plans equipment and determines rental requirements and maintenance needs. Implements and maintains operation of computerized on-board and navigation systems
  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that Transportation operations meets or exceeds safety and regulatory standards. Maintain safety records for all drivers
  • Ensures that personnel understand and implement safety and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Effectively schedules, supervises, and directs Transportation personnel, ensuring excellent customer service and optimal performance.
  • Identifies training needs and develops and implements programs to meet them. Follows-up on employee training (e.g., customer service, equipment, and safety training) to ensure effective implementation. Cross -trains employees.
  • Keeps management informed of area activities and of any significant concerns.
  • Completes special projects as assigned.



  • Transportation functions are compliant in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety, Federal, State, and local laws and regulatory standards.
  • Personnel are effective, efficient, optimally utilized, and appropriately informed.
  • Employees are assisted and supported as needed. Performance appraisals are conducted as required and suggestions for improved performance are provided.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience in related field.
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in multiple stop dispatch operation.
  • Minimum of three to five years supervisory and management experience.
  • Prior experience with computerized log system
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, and Power Point necessary.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.



UNFI anticipates paying the above-referenced pay rate (or within the above-referenced pay range) for this position.  Actual Pay, where applicable, will depend on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, training, and any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements.  UNFI is committed to transparency in pay in compliance with applicable state and local laws.


For Washington positions (or positions that may be performed remotely from Washington), Click HERE for Washington-specific paid time off details.

Candidates hired into this position will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs:  Paid Time Off; Sick Time; paid holidays and parental leave; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance program, Flexible Spending Account and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs, and subject to any requirements under applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Sales Positions Only:  For sales positions that are commission-based, the above range is an estimate of total potential commission-based compensation during an associate’s first year, but UNFI offers an introductory period minimum of $1,000 per week.  After the introductory period, as a 100% commission-based role, there is no set salary.  UNFI’s commission plans are uncapped and average earnings vary depending on territory and sales achieved, among other factors.

UNFI’s compensation, benefits, and paid time off policies are subject to change in the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with applicable law.  This job posting should not be construed as an offer of employment with certain terms, nor should it be construed as a guaranteed minimum.

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