Transportation Manager Job Description

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The Transportation Manager is responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the efficient, cost-effective transport of product from distribution warehouse to retail stores in a multi-state region. Serves as the site’s contact/liaison with outside carriers on transportation and delivery concerns. Role model and demonstate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

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Job summary 2

The Transportation Manager focuses on business development with, and management of, transportation carriers. Responsibilities include new carrier development, pricing, capacity, and service evaluation (including but not limited to formal RFP’s), Key Performance Indicator evaluation, and leadership of business reviews.

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Our Transportation Manager is a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Transportation Manager is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and directly supervising staff and financial performance.

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The Transportation Manager is responsible for the procurement of transportation services to ensure company’s customers receive product intact, on time, and under budget. This position has responsibility for developing the best methods and procedures for transportation of product from manufacturing plants and suppliers to warehouses and/or customers.

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The Transportation Manager is responsible for an extensive cross-functional partnership with various home office, finance, field, and external partners to meet the needs of the business while identifying best practices for the field associates. This position will be a key member of the Transportation leadership team. The ideal candidate should be self-driven and a highly motivated and inquisitive manager that is comfortable working in a retail environment, managing internal relationships, and numerous associates in a remote environment. He/she should have the ability to influence others with superior communication skills.

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The Transportation Manager is 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. Ensures that the Company's professional reputation is maintained and that superior customer service is provided. Schedules, assigns, supervises, and appraises personnel.

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The Transportation Manager optimizes dispatching and routing to maintain expected pickup and delivery times. Efficiently manages the use all assets and driver hours. Verifies all steps are taken from a clerical standpoint to ensure all loads are delivered per request. Increases efficiency within the department and realize that controlling cost is instrumental to our success.

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Under general supervision, the Transportation Manager is responsible for the direct management and supervision of midsize driver count, ensuring safe and timely service movement of freight, load assignment and providing best in class customer service. Ensure compliance with DOT regulations and responsible for all drivers compliance and company regulations while working with internal and external contacts to ensure the accurate planning, routing, monitoring, and delivery of freight and loads. Incumbent must be able to work any shift to satisfy the demand for flexibility of scheduling to ensure operational success. This includes, but is not limited to, day shifts, night shifts and weekend shifts.

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Job summary 9

The Transportation Manager is responsible for the overall results of the Transportation Department. Duties include guest and employee satisfaction and maintaining safe and clean vehicles.

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The Transportation Manager will be responsible for management of the call center daily operations including but not limited to personnel management, CSR training, product orders and delivery, monitoring telematics systems, DOT compliance and customer service.

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