Current CEO: Richard E. Gaetz
Vitran Corporation provides logistics and distribution services to companies throughout North America. The company operates over 100 offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company was founded in 1983 and has expanded significantly since. Vitran is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Toronto, Canada. Vitran is known for acquiring other transportation and logistics corporations in order to expand. The company employs full-time and contract-based drivers. Sales professionals, logistics specialists and administrative staff work at Vitran offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Drivers enjoy excellent compensation and job security while working at Vitran. Individuals in these roles are responsible for carrying out the shipping and transportation process. They are required to load, secure, inspect, unload and inventory all shipments. Drivers work with both internal and external customers to assure that the services they provide are beneficial and meet customer expectations. All drivers must have valid commercial licenses for the state in which they are employed. They must meet background check requirements and may be required to submit to drug testing.
Motivated sales professionals work at offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. They can establish stable Vitran careers and may be able to advance into account management positions as they become available. Sales personnel generally work in a set territory. They are responsible for identifying possible clients and for cultivating relationships with clients. Sales professionals must have some knowledge of the logistics and distribution industry. They work closely with logistics specialists to assure that Vitran can provide comprehensive services to clients in a variety of sectors. They have the opportunity to earn commission and benefits from the Vitran culture, which rewards hard work and dedication.
Administrative professionals are employed at all Vitran offices. They are responsible for overseeing the company''s business operations. They may be required to interact with clients who have questions or concerns about services offered. Administrative professionals also provide support to drivers and sales staff. They assist in the maintenance of customer logs. Dedicated individuals in these roles are afforded decent advancement and growth opportunities. They are generally able to relocate to another Vitran location if they so desire.
The Vitran provides both full-time and contract drivers with excellent compensation packages. Individuals in these roles are often required to work long hours and may spend long periods of time away from home. Employees within the U.S. are offered a Vitran benefits package. Benefits offered vary from state to state.