Transportation Manager

Sears   •  

Wilkes Barre, PA

Industry: Retail / Grocery

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 334 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Description

The Transportation Manager is accountable for all aspects of transportation for the distribution center and its service area including: store support on-time service, DC transportationbudget, carrier operational performance, and all DC related transportation matters. The Transportation Manager acts as the primary contact between a distribution center and the transportation providers that service the facility.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Constructs and manages yearly transportationbudget for distribution center.
• Oversees shipping schedule creation and maintenance.
• Manages routing process to ensure operational and financial efficiencies are identified, implemented and maintained.
• Ensures all carrier routings are in accordance with federal and local laws.
• Ensures customer service requirements are adhered to by transportation providers.
• Conducts performance reviews with carriers to address issues and recommend changes to Corporate Transportation when appropriate.
• Effectively communicates with distribution center, corporate and field management on all transportation related issues.
• Performs supervisory functions, including but not limited to, making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting, demoting and terminating, conducting performance appraisals and coaching and developing associates.

Job Requirements:

• Minimum 5 years related work experience, preferably in a retail environment.
• Ability to work flexible schedules or shifts.
• Knowledge of computer systems, such as OTM or Descartes and MS Office.
• Previous routing and load planning experience preferred.
• Knowledge and understanding of DOT rules and regulations, including hazardous materials
• Analytical ability necessary to gather and interpret data and recommend solutions.
• Strong leadership, management, communication, organization and administrative skills.

Req/Job ID: 916494BR