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Transportation Manager


  • Jericho HR Group
  • 01/25/23
  • Danville, IL
  • 61834
  • Full-Time
The Transportation Manager establishes and maintains the smooth operation of the Transportation department at a distribution center.

Assist with providing 24-hour coverage.
Maintain a properly staffed and trained department that offers the highest levels of logistics support to the warehouse.
Plan, direct, and coordinate all delivery and backhaul activities.
Drive key performance indicators for cost savings.
Efficiently utilize manpower via proper scheduling and training to provide the highest levels of customer service at the store level.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.
5+ years experience with all facets of outbound transportation; knowledge of distribution systems, including routing and backhaul/transfer procedures.
4+ years of accounting, planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience; ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
Experience managing large numbers of driving staff; experience with hiring, training, and motivating teammates and resolving employee relations issues.
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Access).

PREFERRED qualifications for this position include Outbound transportation experience at a distribution center; experience using Trimble/PeopleNet or similar transportation management systems (TMS); prior positions that offered increasing responsibility levels and Six Sigma certification.


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