Salary Range:$50,000.00 - $75,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CEO & President of a leading provider Final Mile transportation & logistics services that has been in business for 7 years. Specializing in Final and Middle Mile Courier Services and more. With multiple size vehicles & 50+ drivers that service and operate out of the greater Metro Detroit and service Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin & Indiana. Operating at $3.6M in annual revenue their goal is to provide excellent dependable shipping from loading dock to customer site. The company principles have remained the same throughout the years of fast and safe transport of even the most difficult freight.
The Operations Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations involving dispatching, driver management, and load planning. Along with those functions they will also assist in the human resources & payroll with the President. The Operations Manager will be tasked with developing market strategy as well as working directly with both new and existing customers in contract pricing & negotiation conversations in order to create a sustainable growth model. They will work directly with the company leadership in business planning functions and how best to achieve the organizations goals while working to increase on-time delivery and decrease both driver & delivery risk.

Background Required:
  • Final Mile Courier Transportation (5 years)
  • Transportation Sales
  • Dispatching & Driver Management
  • Recruiting, hiring, & retaining direct reports
  • Contract pricing & negotiations
  • Vendor relationships
  • Technology (transportation software)
  • Fleet Management
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Travel: As Needed
  • Residence: Detroit, MI
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Self-starter
  • Independent decision making
  • Ability to lead in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Flexibility (when business dictates)

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 Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.140

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