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Management Trainee

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Employment

Welcome to Daily Express! We are a national specialized trucking company transporting machinery, equipment, wind energy products and engineered shipments of extreme oversize commodities. Our customers include some of the world's largest and most recognized manufacturers. Our sister company creates third party logistics solutions for major manufacturers of construction equipment. If you want to work for a company with friendly people, an interesting and challenging variety of work, great benefits, with opportunities for advancement, Daily Express could be the career choice for you. With over 80 years in business, we are widely considered and recognized as the leader in the specialized transportation industry.

Daily Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screen required.

Management Trainee

We occasionally have openings for Management Trainee candidates and recruit at Universities near our terminal locations.

As a Management Trainee, you will gather experience in the primary areas of the specialized transportation and logistics industries. These areas include operations, freight dispatch, customer service, sales, accounting, and risk management. You will experience different situations on a daily basis and by gathering experience in these key areas, you will learn how they work together to make a successful company.

Successful candidates must have a four-year degree in business or a related field. Candidates must be able to multi-task, have basic computer and internet skills, and be able to work with a variety of people. Customer service, organization and communication skills are imperative in our business. Candidates must demonstrate a sincere interest in the transportation and logistics industry.

Upon completion of training there are a variety of promotion and advancement opportunities. Candidates must be flexible and willing to relocate as needed. We believe in promotion from within. All of our senior and executive managers started as Management Trainees. Between the many departments within our corporate center, our partner companies, and our 8 terminals located around the country, you can move up and build a lifetime career with Daily Express.

Management Trainee Summary
• Hands-on training in Transportation, Trucking, 3rd Party Logistics including operations, freight dispatch, customer service, sales, driver relations, and risk management
• Training takes about 1 year to complete
• Monday - Friday 8-5 work week
• Fast-paced, casual office atmosphere

Requirements
• 4-year degree in business or a related field
• Customer service skills/background
• Basic PC skills
• Must be able to relocate
• Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, No DUI or recent suspension
• Pre-employment drug screen

Contact
• Eric Brehm 800-733-2459 ext. 2188
• Candidates must forward a cover letter with resume

Company Culture

Daily Express consists of a 3-point connection: Employees and Drivers… working together to serve Customers.

Work Life- No two days are the same in the transportation industry! Days are fast-paced with plenty of interaction between our customers, drivers, and 8 company terminals.
• Monday-Friday 8-5 office hours
• Closed on weekends and holidays
• Casual office atmosphere
• Open door policy
• Company Health & Wellness programs including sponsored fitness memberships

Benefits

• Major medical, dental
• Basic life
• Profit sharing
• 401k
• Vacation
• 7 Paid holidays
• Company-sponsored fitness memberships

As a Management Trainee, you will gather experience in the primary areas of the specialized transportation and logistics industries. These areas include operations, freight dispatch, customer service, sales, accounting, and risk management. You will experience different situations on a daily basis and by gathering experience in these key areas, you will learn how they work together to make a successful company.

Successful candidates must have a four-year degree in business or a related field. Candidates must be able to multi-task, have basic computer and internet skills, and be able to work with a variety of people. Customer service, organization and communication skills are imperative in our business. Candidates must demonstrate a sincere interest in the transportation and logistics industry.

Upon completion of training there are a variety of promotion and advancement opportunities. Candidates must be flexible and willing to relocate as needed. We believe in promotion from within. All of our senior and executive managers started as Management Trainees. Between the many departments within our corporate center, our partner companies, and our 8 terminals located around the country, you can move up and build a lifetime career with Daily Express.

Management Trainee Summary
• Hands-on training in Transportation, Trucking, 3rd Party Logistics including operations, freight dispatch, customer service, sales, driver relations, and risk management
• Training takes about 1 year to complete
• Monday – Friday 8-5 work week
• Fast-paced, casual office atmosphere

Requirements
• 4-year degree in business or a related field

 

Management Trainee in Depth

Career Opportunity

Daily Express has been in business for over 87 years and Management Trainee candidates are our future. We are looking for candidates that will help us continue to grow into the next 87 years! We select candidates based on their qualifications, aptitude, and ability to succeed in this challenging business. There are many opportunities and positions to form your career at Daily Express including terminal management, sales managers, project managers, and department managers.

Relocation

The trucking/transportation/logistics business changes day-to-day and hour-to-hour. Successful corporations in these industries must be able to shift their business model to keep pace with these changes. At Daily Express, having management personnel that are able to pivot their career based on business conditions is a key factor in managing our business. For a Management Trainee, being able to relocate is the number one way to increase your compensation, experience, and recognition.

Compensation

The Management Trainee position is a salaried position. The salary is based on a 40-hour work week, Monday-Friday with no weekends, or holidays. Management Trainees typically receive up to 10% increase in base salary upon completion of training and/or relocation. The company also conducts twice/year cost of living pay increase reviews for all employees. In addition to low cost Highmark Blue Shield medical benefits, Daily Express provides a profit sharing plan* which averages 10-15% of your base compensation.

About Work Life

Daily Express has a very unique operation within the typical “24/7/365” supply chain and logistics industry. Our business hours are Monday – Friday, 8-5. We are closed on weekends and major holidays. All of this gives our employees tremendous freedom to pursue their passions and interests outside of their career. Daily Express offers a small company feel with a flexible family-oriented atmosphere. Management Trainees work in a modern comfortable office environment.