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Transportation Manager

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US Logistics Solutions

San Antonio, TX, US

3 months ago
full-time
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Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Proven experience as a Transportation Manager or similar role, with a track record of successfully managing transportation operations in an equal opportunity environment. In-depth knowledge of transportation regulations, including DOT, IATA, and customs requirements. Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team effectively. Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks and resolve issues in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in using transportation management systems (TMS) and related software and tools. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build effective relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally, while promoting an inclusive and equitable workplace. Analytical mindset, with the ability to collect and analyze data to identify trends and make data-driven decisions, with consideration for equal opportunities and fairness. Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and find creative solutions to transportation challenges with a focus on diversity and equal opportunities. Results-driven and customer-focused approach, with a commitment to delivering high-quality transportation services, while championing equal opportunity principles

Responsibility

The Transportation Manager will be responsible for coordinating the movement of goods and materials, ensuring efficient and timely delivery, while promoting an inclusive and respectful work environment. This role requires exceptional organizational and leadership skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with team members, vendors, and customers. Plan, organize, and manage the transportation operations to ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods and materials. Develop and implement transportation policies, procedures, and strategies to optimize productivity and minimize costs, while fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure timely delivery of products, resolving any issues or delays that may arise, while promoting equal opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Monitor transportation KPIs, such as on-time delivery, transit time, and carrier performance, and implement corrective actions as necessary, ensuring fairness and equality in performance evaluations. Collaborate with vendors and carriers to negotiate transportation rates and contracts, ensuring cost-effective solutions while promoting supplier diversity. Maintain compliance with transportation regulations, including DOT, IATA, and customs requirements, and ensure all necessary permits and licenses are obtained, providing equal access to training and resources for compliance. Train and supervise transportation staff, providing guidance and support to ensure high levels of performance and productivity, while fostering an inclusive and equitable work environment. Implement and maintain systems and software for tracking shipments, optimizing routes, and managing transport logistics that are accessible and user-friendly for all employees. Conduct regular audits and assessments of transportation processes and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and implementing best practices with a commitment to fairness and equal opportunities. Stay up-to-date with industry trends, technologies, and regulations, and recommend innovative strategies to enhance transportation operations, with a focus on diversity and inclusion

Job Description

Description

Job Summary We are seeking a Transportation Manager to lead and manage our transportation operations. As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. The Transportation Manager will be responsible for coordinating the movement of goods and materials, ensuring efficient and timely delivery, while promoting an inclusive and respectful work environment. This role requires exceptional organizational and leadership skills, as well as the ability to effectively communicate with team members, vendors, and customers. Responsibilities • Plan, organize, and manage the transportation operations to ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods and materials. • Develop and implement transportation policies, procedures, and strategies to optimize productivity and minimize costs, while fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. • Coordinate with internal departments to ensure timely delivery of products, resolving any issues or delays that may arise, while promoting equal opportunities for professional growth and advancement. • Monitor transportation KPIs, such as on-time delivery, transit time, and carrier performance, and implement corrective actions as necessary, ensuring fairness and equality in performance evaluations. • Collaborate with vendors and carriers to negotiate transportation rates and contracts, ensuring cost-effective solutions while promoting supplier diversity. • Maintain compliance with transportation regulations, including DOT, IATA, and customs requirements, and ensure all necessary permits and licenses are obtained, providing equal access to training and resources for compliance. • Train and supervise transportation staff, providing guidance and support to ensure high levels of performance and productivity, while fostering an inclusive and equitable work environment. • Implement and maintain systems and software for tracking shipments, optimizing routes, and managing transport logistics that are accessible and user-friendly for all employees. • Conduct regular audits and assessments of transportation processes and procedures, identifying areas for improvement and implementing best practices with a commitment to fairness and equal opportunities. • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, technologies, and regulations, and recommend innovative strategies to enhance transportation operations, with a focus on diversity and inclusion. Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. • Proven experience as a Transportation Manager or similar role, with a track record of successfully managing transportation operations in an equal opportunity environment. • In-depth knowledge of transportation regulations, including DOT, IATA, and customs requirements. • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team effectively. • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize tasks and resolve issues in a fast-paced environment. • Proficient in using transportation management systems (TMS) and related software and tools. • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build effective relationships with stakeholders, both internally and externally, while promoting an inclusive and equitable workplace. • Analytical mindset, with the ability to collect and analyze data to identify trends and make data-driven decisions, with consideration for equal opportunities and fairness. • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and find creative solutions to transportation challenges with a focus on diversity and equal opportunities. • Results-driven and customer-focused approach, with a commitment to delivering high-quality transportation services, while championing equal opportunity principles. If you are a skilled and experienced Transportation Manager looking to take the next step in your career, we invite you to apply. Join our team as an equal opportunity employer and play a vital role in ensuring the efficient and effective transportation of goods and materials, while fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.