Transportation Manager

  • Port St. Lucie, FL
  • $70,000 - $80,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Jason Wilson
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A bit about us:

Jobot is looking for a Transportation Manager experienced in nationwide, perishable foods distribution (short shelf-life food distribution is a plus). This individual will direct the activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking of transportation vehicles all over the United States daily.

Why join us?

Benefits:

401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

8 hour shift

Job Details

This person will be…

  • Assigning customer orders onto trucks creating multiple stops loads and communicate with drivers, dispatch and our Shipping team.

  • Monitor load locations and trailer temperatures.

  • Delivery Appointment Scheduling.

  • Schedule and monitor inventory transfer trucks between Florida warehouses.

  • Handling investigations to verify and resolve customer and carrier complaints.

  • Bringing new carriers to the pool of providers to improve efficiency and lower costs.

  • Collaborate with company leaders to negotiate rates for written agreements.

  • Audit carrier invoices validating accuracy.

  • Collaborating with company leaders to formulate and implement transportation related procedures, KPI’s as well as company revenue goals and customer objectives.

  • Solving in-transit transportation issues quickly.

  • Set up new customer delivery schedules.

  • Create, implement, and monitor holiday logistics plans, trade shows and special events.

  • After hours and weekend coverage rotation required.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a transportation manager in a perishable foods industry.

  • Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and logistics.

  • Critical thinking skills, experience with computer information systems and Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to work well with team members and navigate challenging situations.

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Location
Port St. Lucie, FL
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$70,000 - $80,000