The Transportation Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the transportation operations within the company. This includes ensuring efficient and timely transportation of goods, managing the fleet, optimizing routes, and maintaining compliance with regulations. .
- Minimum Qualification: Degree
- Experience Level: Mid level
- Experience Length: 3 years
- Manage the company's fleet of vehicles, including maintenance, repairs, and replacements.
- Ensure all vehicles are in compliance with safety and regulatory standards.
- Implement preventive maintenance schedules to minimize downtime and ensure safe operations.
- Develop and optimize transportation routes to maximize efficiency, reduce costs, and improve delivery timelines.
- Utilize transportation management software and GPS systems to track vehicles and monitor route performance.
- Recruit, train, and supervise drivers, ensuring they meet safety and performance standards.
- Schedule drivers' shifts, breaks, and assignments effectively to maintain a consistent flow of operations.
- Collaborate with warehouse and inventory teams to ensure timely loading and unloading of goods.
- Coordinate transportation schedules to match production and distribution timelines.
- Monitor transportation expenses, fuel consumption, and maintenance costs.
- Identify cost-saving opportunities while maintaining service quality.
- Stay updated on transportation laws and regulations, and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal transportation guidelines.
- Maintain necessary permits, licenses, and insurance for the fleet.
- Collaborate with external partners such as carriers and logistics providers to ensure smooth operations and resolve any issues
- Mitigate transportation-related risks by implementing safety protocols, driver training, and accident response plans.
Performance Tracking and Reporting:
- Collect and analyze transportation data to measure performance metrics such as on-time delivery, fuel efficiency, and vehicle utilization.
- Generate regular reports for management review.
- Identify areas for process improvement and efficiency enhancement within the transportation department.
- Implement best practices and innovative solutions to optimize transportation operations.
- Maintain open communication with customers and respond to inquiries or concerns related to transportation.
- Ensure a high level of service and customer satisfaction.
- Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field.
- Proven experience in transportation management, ideally in a supervisory or managerial role.
- Strong knowledge of transportation regulations, safety guidelines, and industry best practices.
- Proficient in using transportation management software, GPS systems, and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to work under pressure and make quick decisions in a fast-paced environment.
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