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Fleet Supervisor - DeRidder

Posting ID:     24291
Position Type:   Regular     
City:   DeRidder, LA, United States 
Location:   [[location]] 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.


Position:  Fleet Supervisor (Residuals Lead)


Reports to:  Senior Manager of Residuals Operations


Location: Canfor Southern Pine Mill: DeRidder, LA



  • Manages and leads team of residual drivers.  Communicates company goals, safety practices, and deadlines. 



  • Supports Senior Operations Manager
  • Oversees residual drivers, equipment, and shipments at designated mill
  • Monitors driver performance and compliance with federally regulated requirements
  • Assists in the coaching of drivers on safety events, observations, and complaints
  • Serves a liaison between mill/procurement management and NSE
  • Cultivates relationships with third party carriers/contractors
  • Assists in progressive discipline as required
  • Generates and shares reports about team performance
  • Assists management with hiring processes
  • Travel Required (40%) Communicates travel plans to mill and Express management
  • Perform related duties assigned by management



  • Education:                    College degree or equivalent work experience


  • Experience:                   2+ years’ experience in transportation/logistics of forest products



  • Core Competencies:
    • Understanding of FMCSA regulations
    • Manage work processes
    • Excellent communication skills, writing, verbally and electronically
    • Comfortable working in fast-paced environment



About New South Express:

New South Express is an award-winning transportation company that specializes in hauling lumber and wood product residuals across the southeast for our primary customer Canfor Southern Pine. Established in 1988 and acquired by Canfor in 2006. We hold ourselves to the highest trucking and hauling standards. Our state-of-the-art fleet is company-owned/leased and equipped with the newest equipment available, including dash cameras in every truck. Strong, in-house logistics provide fast and accurate delivery of every order. We strive to responsibly move employees and partners into the future together.



Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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