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Transportation Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: WSHH6556
  • Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 03/01/2018
Transportation Manager for America’s 2nd fastest growing Food business!
  • Transportation Manager
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • $75,000 - $85,000 + bonus + competitive benefits package
America’s 2nd fastest growing food business is now seeking a new Transportation Manager to oversee vendor selection, the movement of finished goods, product delivery quality and cost. A key part of this role will be negotiating with carriers, measuring and monitoring their performance to ensure customers are given the best possible service.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage, coach and lead a team of direct reports to achieve high quality results, business goals and productivity
  • Oversee the network of logistics service providers and develop operational KPIs to ensure cost and service goals are realised for transportation & logistics operations
  • Develop existing carriers and seek out/evaluate new carriers as/when required
  • Act as key negotiator with carrier on rates, maintain operational quality and ensure accountability on costs, performance and safety
  • Measure results to consistently maintain a continuous improvement environment
  • Promote, establish and maintain procedures and policies to ensure the business meets all Health, Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements at Federal, State and International level relating to carriage of product.
 

The successful candidate will ideally have:

 
  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 8+ years Transportation Management experience managing 3rd party providers
  • Consumer Goods and/or Food & Beverage industry experience
  • Proven understanding of inbound/outbound shipping
  • Strong knowledge of domestic & international transportation
  • Can demonstrate solid cost saving accomplishments
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