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Transportation Manager

Transportation Manager

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Job Description

The Transportation Manager is responsible for day to day Transportation operations, which include driver management, load planning, and customer service functions needed to ensure customer satisfaction.  The operational functions include revenue generation (headhaul / backhaul), safety, recruiting, equipment maintenance monitoring, and driver payroll.  This must be accomplished in conjunction with meeting the key performance indicators (KPI’s) established by the Dedicated Logistics Manager, Operations Manager and our Customer.

Job Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree (Business Admin, Marketing or Transportation/Logistics) and/or two to three years of fleet management or transportation experience in the truckload industry preferred.  Six months to one year of supervisory experience preferred.  Strong organizational skills, proven management ability, and skill in operating a computer terminal and satellite communications system required.  Knowledge of transportation industry and terminology usually gained through practical experience and on-the-job training. Includes a basic understanding of cost and revenue management. Knowledge of United States, Canadian and Mexican geography.  Good organizational skills and typing skills.  Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner when talking with drivers, customers, internal departments, and other support staff.  Ability to manage up to 50+ drivers on a continuous basis.  If position or account manages air cargo, associates must successfully pass background check(s) and complete any other requirements necessary to obtain and maintain the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Security Threat Assessment clearance.  Must also successfully pass the TSA Basic Air Cargo Security Training Course.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $40,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management, Transportation, Customer Service
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Transportation
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 17791
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Transportation Manager


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