Transportation Manager

JOB FUNCTION: Supply Chain & Operations
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Houston, TX
COMPENSATION: $50k - $55k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Sep 16, 2022

Our client has earned a reputation for delivering world-class goods to customers around the globe. They are currently seeking a Transportation Manager to join their team and explore how a genuine passion for great products and the latest innovations, along with investments in the best people and facilities, continue to honor their founder’s legacy.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$50k – $55k (DOE)

Position Overview:

The Transportation Manager is responsible for training and assessing drivers and their qualifications as per local, state, and federal laws. The Transportation Manager shall coordinate with drivers, staff, and management to hold meetings to resolve issues. They will develop genuine and supportive relations with drivers in a professional manner and collaborate with other departments to provide the tools and work environment necessary for all employees to excel at their respective positions.

Responsibilities of the Transportation Manager:

  • Ensure all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations
  • Track and follow up on all incoming and outgoing domestic shipments to ensure timely deliveries at the destination
  • Manage outbound flow through network design in TMS/ WMS tracking systems
  • Provide the strategic direction in dealing with the customer so that all trucking activities are taken in concert with the client to allow both the client and the team to be successful financially
  • Assist with customer relationship management including daily interface, customer service management, issue resolution, reporting and metrics development and tracking, and overall customer satisfaction

Qualifications of the Transportation Manager:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the transportation industry
  • Must have direct exposure to carriers and transportation for continuous monitoring, negotiating, and adjust carrier contracts or agreements
  • Familiar with CDL, DOT, HOS standards
  • Familiar with federal, state, and local transportation and intermodal regulations
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred

Benefits:

  • Health, vision, dental after 30 days of full-time employment
  • 401k with 35% match
  • Life insurance (paid by company
  • )PTO
  • Additional bonus and benefits
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 114003