TRAFFIC MANAGER

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Tenafly, NJ

COMPENSATION: $60k - $80k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Associate's Degree
POSTED: May 16, 2019

Our client in the foods industry is looking for a Traffic Manager to join their team. 

Salary/Hourly Rate:  $60-80k

Position Overview: The Traffic Manager will be responsible for tracking all shipments, making sure that the goods are delivered in a timely manner. This person will also be responsible for checking order accuracy, investigating any damages or shortages, and authorize/arrange product returns as appropriate. The Traffic Manager will be working directly with vendors on pricing and understanding national accounts.

Responsibilities of the Traffic Manager:

  • Maintain and develop carrier relationships with vendors
  • Determine routing and carrier selection for TL and LTL delivery freight to customers and 3PL’s by evaluating cost and service factors
  • Make the most cost-effective decisions by understanding freight charges from carriers
  • Review orders, checking for accuracy, delivery status, and investigating any causes of damage or shortage
  • Provide information to all interested parties
  • Maintain interdepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation
  • Collect freight information and trends to prepare and analyze reports

Qualifications for the Traffic Manager:

  • Must have experience with Trucker Relations
  • Understanding National Accounts
  • Must have 2-3 years’ experience
  • Customer service oriented
  • Organized (able to identify, prioritize, and act accordingly)
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Legal compliance knowledge
  • Reporting, scheduling, and analyzing skills
  • Deadline-oriented

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred 

Benefits:  Medical/Dental/Vision, 401k with a match, yearly bonus, and more!

POSITION ID: 74544

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