Transportation Operations Manager - Corporate Office

Location: Corporate Office
Type of Employment: Full-Time

This position is responsible for the direct management and supervision of a fleet of truck drivers in 80 locations and support staff. Management of operations to include compliance with DOT regulations, company policy, and efficient and effective movement of our freight. This position is on-site requiring daily interaction and relationship management with the key business contacts.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that safety is the number one priority in all aspects of the operation.
  • Supervise and provide leadership to build and maintain a strong team through effective communications, recruiting, training, coaching, counseling, appraising and rewarding.
  • Manage driver performance and activity to ensure a safe work environment and zero service failures.
  • Manage record keeping processes for Tags, Titles, Permits, Elogs and Insurance on vehicle inventory
  • Manage fuel card processes
  • Manage repair processes and approve billing as needed
  • Identify and resolve delivery and scheduling problems through timely communication with customers, drivers, and delivery locations.
  • Ensure additional functions including billing, reporting, and driver counseling is done timely and accurately.
  • Ensure compliance with D.O.T., OSHA, and all federal and state regulations, as well as company rules and policies.
  • May include travel to business locations

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Transportation, Logistics or equivalent work experience.
  • 7 - 10 years of recent experience in transportation/fleet management, supervising and leading a transportation team consisting of drivers and office staff.
  • Experience managing third party dedicated fleet transportation operations desired.
  • Candidates must possess a strong skill base using MS Office software, specifically Excel.
  • Previous experience with general financial statements, accounts payable, and budgets desired.

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