Transportation Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/14/17
Toledo, OH
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/14/17
  • Coordinating and controlling the order cycle and associated information systems
  • Monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods
  • Allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs
  • Identifying operational issues and opportunities
  • Ensuring that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained
  • Analyzing data to monitor performance and plan improvements and demand
  • Preparing/compiling performance reports
  • Working on RFQs
  • Assign approved service provider for transportation based on the approved carrier matrix, mode, service level, and cost efficiency to meet the customer’s expectations
  • Proactively works with operations to identify shipments at risk of not meeting secure dates based on mode, service level, miles, equipment type
  • Tender to Carriers and confirm scheduled & actual pick up times.
  • Consolidate shipments to ensure efficiency and cost savings.
  • Work with providers on shipment recoveries as needed
  • Communicate cost effective transportation options
  • Work closely with the warehouse team on scheduling and prioritization of shipments
  • Report, monitor and analyse carrier performance to ensure compliance with service metrics


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field.
  • 5 years of work progressive experience performing professional level operational and plant management duties; preferably in automotive or logistics industry.
  • Additional education, training and/or work experience in area of specialization inherent to the position may be required.
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures used in material planning and logistics operations and practices.
  • Meet and exceed the established goals for on-time pick-up and delivery
  • Provide clients with the best overall levels of service
  • Proactive approach with service provider
  • Knowledge of transport legislation
  • Knowledge of all means of transport / transit times.
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