Transportation Manager

Job Description

 

TRANSPORTATION MANAGER

Responsible for the safe, efficient, and timely delivery of product to our customers,  accomplished through thorough planning and an on-going process of monitoring driver performance,  equipment condition and performance,  and business volume,  while effectively managing expenses in an ever-changing environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Closely monitor driver performance via use of Telogis, Drive Cam and other control features.
  • Maintain detailed records of driver pay, equipment maintenance and equipment performance.
  • Review driver logs and paperwork to ensure accuracy and adherence to policy and DOT regulations.
  • Closely monitor equipment to ensure safe operation and minimize breakdown. Order necessary parts and equipment used in driver performance of responsibilities.
  • Review routing and make the necessary adjustments to ensure optimal efficiency.
  • Hire, train, direct and discipline transportation personnel to achieve the most effective use of human and physical assets. Plan and schedule assignment of work for transportation personnel. Process weekly payroll.
  • Verify vendor invoices and complete A/P vouchers.
  • Monitor trip records and fuel reports for mileage, fuel costs, and fuel economy.
  • Monitor monthly expenses in relation to plan and make the necessary changes.
  • Perform the necessary requirements of the Department of Transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

 

 

 

Requirements

 

Requirements

  • A high school diploma/GED plus 4 - 8 years of transportation experience.  A 4 year degree plus 4 years transportation supervisory experience and a broad understanding of computer systems, routing and DOT regulations is preferred.  Good employee relations is a must.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with employees, customers and other business contacts and operate office equipment including computers, telephones and cell phones. 
  • CDL drivers license and certificate of DOT regulations training is preferred.