Salary Range:$0.00 - $250,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CEO of a leading logistics provider offering multiple solutions including dedicated contract carrier, over-the-road truckload, brokerage, and distribution. This is a rapidly growing organization expanding through acquisitions and organic offerings. This organization manager daily routed and on=demand delivery services across the country, with a dedicated team of professionals handling jobs of all shapes, sizes, timeframes, and locations. Through deep expertise in transportation, they drive visibility, flexibility, and predictability for their clients across the middle-mile delivery spectrum leveraging the latest in technology. A crucial part of this organization’s strategy is bringing advances data and analytics techniques to an industry that has not traditionally used them.
The Chief Operating Officer oversees the general management of the field operations as well as managing assets and terminals across the network by working closely with operations support functions (safety, maintenance, driver recruiting and retention), sales and finance. They will be accountable for driving profitability by leading 5 direct reports with a total of 100+ indirect reports and support staff. The goal will be to collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement company objectives and meet performance targets related to long & short-term strategies. They will oversee and be capable of planning freight and direct route planning to maximize profit. Drive network profitability growth through improved productivity and network management. Manage business to meet or surpass budgets and business plans that support the company’s P&L. They will collaborate with other functions to bit and plan new business opportunities (DCC contracts, OTR, and distribution bids). Create operational forecasts and budgets and engage in continuous improvement of business processes in partnership with team members and management.

Background Required:
  • Truckload Operations Leadership (10+ yrs. & 500+ trucks)
  • Over-the-road Truckload Carrier Operations
  • P&L history of delivering strong financial results
  • History of assisting company wide growth (i.e. organic & M&A integration)
  • Network optimization and asset utilization
  • Asset management and procurement
  • Fleet Management, Customer Service, and Load Planning
  • Safety, CSA, DOT, OSHA, FMCSA
  • Driver recruiting and retention strategies
  • Industry Related Software (i.e. McLeod, TMW, Manhattan, Peoplenet, Omnitracs, Lytx)
  • Travel: Up to 50 % as required
  • Residence: Atlanta, GA (relocation assistance)
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written)
  • Embraces technology
  • Collaborates with all levels (i.e. drivers, managers, executives)
  • Strategic long-term thinking as well as efficient daily task execution.
  • Demonstration of the difference between management and leadership
  • Inspires and motivates the organization

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Josiah DiPaolo
Specialized & Final Mile

330.664.9400, ext.140

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