Position: Fleet Transportation & Logistics Manager Location: Covington, LA Salary:$85K Base & UP – plus bonus! Benefits: Full Health Benefits, Matching 401K, Vacation & more. Relocation: Relocation assistance is available for this position. Contact: John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com Our client, a premier food company is seeking a Fleet Transportation & Logistics Manager to coordinate, plan & direct all freight transportation & logistics at their busy warehouse facility. In this position, you will manage multiple company & privately owned fleet transportation activities. Manage all the personnel involved in those activities, maintaining accurate records, and assisting in resolving system or operational and logistical issues which may affect inbound or outbound performance.
Resolve any system issues which may arise in daily load processing.
Monitor transportation carrier and system status messages and mitigate any expected inbound and/or outbound delivery impacts.
Communicate daily with various distribution centers concerning shipping activities.
Correspond daily with warehouse operations teams and third-party transportation carriers to facilitate efficient production levels.
Oversee, hire, train, develop, evaluate and maintain discipline of Supervisors and transportation leads.
Analyze and review period end and annual budget.
Set annual performance goals for all direct reports.
Coordinate personnel coverage to ensure required transportation functions are completed.
Oversee and ensure the accuracy of trailer locations, temperature settings, refrigerated trailer performance, sanitation and safety for all employee associates.
Provide direction and leadership to multiple site managers.
Other duties may be assigned.
3 plus years of equivalent Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse experience from a similar industry related business.
College degree preferred or an equivalent combination of experience in a related field.
2 or more years of supervisory experience.
Knowledge of DOT Compliance and Transportation Management Systems.
Good knowledge of logistics/transportation operations and available transportation services.
Experience with dock scheduling for multiple supply chain responsibilities.
Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite.
If you are interested or know of someone that would be a great match for this position, please send a MS Word version resume & cover letter to John Marino at John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com
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