Regional Transportation Manager

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

The Regional Transportation Manager has direct oversight and influence over all logistics activity within a defined geographic market.



Overall, you are accountable for establishing priorities and providing leadership to the people at the core of our company operations who coordinate daily freight movements. On a micro level, you produce ongoing analysis of trailer pools, outbound demand, on-time performance, priority of freight, billing, and other details that challenge your ability to balance multiple needs at once.



Because this role is accountable for the retention of both company personnel and customers, all functions of this position are critical for maintaining a competitive edge and preserving the overall integrity of company services.



JOB RESPONSBILITIES



Build a positive atmosphere by challenging others to achieve optimal business results

Monitor balance, capacity, and demand of loads and trucks

Customer order management

Monitor outbound freight volume relative to customer-awarded commitments. Question inconsistencies as they arise

Develop contingency plans to cover critical situations

Assist with generating new capacity through rate negotiations for unplanned new lanes and volume

Regular and ad-hoc reporting (P & L, revenue share, load counts, etc.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



5+ years of management experience within or directly related to the transportation industry. Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal/state regulations and DOT regulations is required. Familiarity with transportation of temperature-controlled product is highly ideal

Must be highly organized and communicative, especially in the development of actions plans and to ensure accountability and follow-through

Ability to perform in a demanding, deadline-driven environment with rapidly changing priorities

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel reporting functions required; some knowledge of the AS/400 operating system preferred

Ability to handle high volumes of inbound communications
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