YRC Freight Linehaul Coordinator (Chicago Heights, Illinois) in Chicago Heights, Illinois


The Linehaul Coordinator will coordinate linehaul operations activities for assigned area. Manage activities of staffing, training and employee development to ensure effective, timely and safe transportation of freight along linehaul routes. Ensure continuous improvement of operational efficiencies while reducing costs and to meet or exceed customer expectations


  1. Monitor the movement and use of linehaul equipment within the system. Ensure adequate equipment levels are maintained to meet anticipated needs based on projected business levels. Ensure utilization levels are within guidelines.

  2. Coordinate and implement action plans for procedures designed to control cost and produce desired profit and operational goals.

  3. Project and schedule road drivers based on forecasted business levels. Maintain adequate staffing levels of qualified, experienced drivers. Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures in conjunction with union labor agreements in regard to staffing actions.

  4. Develop and implement action plans for procedures designed to control cost and produce desired profit and operational goals.

  5. Ensure all equipment at facility is safe, reliable and properly maintained on a timely basis. Ensure all established policies and procedures are followed in linehaul operations, equipment maintenance and purchasing functions.

  6. Coordinate training of dispatchers and mechanics in policies and procedures. Monitor vendors to ensure quality parts and services are purchased at a competitive price.

  7. Maintain a safe working environment for shop and linehaul employees through good housekeeping, safety awareness training and proactive employee involvement.

  8. Extensive knowledge and effective use of the union contract.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  2. Minimum 2 years experience in linehaul operations.

  3. Previous supervisory experience.

  4. Effective organizational, planning and prioritization skills.

  5. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.


  1. 5 years successful operations leadership experience.

  2. Knowledge of company policy, procedures and applicable collective bargaining agreements

  3. Familiarity with mainframe computers and/or PC applications


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Continually speaking and hearing, giving and receiving directions. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Title: Linehaul Coordinator (Chicago Heights, Illinois)

Location: IL-Chicago Heights

Requisition ID: 170243