Salary Range:$80,000.00 - $90,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Working for a supply chain supplier that services the food and beverage industry. They provide transportation, warehousing, and logistical solutions for their clients. They have two facilities that service the northeast. Transportation includes truckload, intermodal, private fleet, freight forwarding and boxcar services. Clients include wholesalers and chain retail stores. More than 250,000 square feet in warehouse space, with food grade and temperature-controlled facilities. Licensed importer of alcoholic beverages and hold permits to ship to most states.
The Transportation Manager is managing the daily locations of the distribution center based in Edison, NJ. They will communicate with customers to understand requirements, plan, and adjust routes, schedule drivers to deliver or collect freight. Must have extensive transportation management experience and organization skills to deliver exceptional transportation service. Duties also include preparing dispatch documents, bills of lading, and invoices. Scheduling drayage pick ups from ports. Maintaining records of dispatched calls, driver routes, changes, pick up and delivery times. Keeping compliance of transportation regulations. Reviewing driver logs, monitoring repairs, and being the front line of customer service for all escalated issues.

Background Required:
  • Transportation management (5 yrs)
  • Dispatching (2 yrs)
  • Drayage/Port
  • Schedule drivers and truck routes
  • Bills of lading and invoice generation
  • Transportation Management Systems
  • Monitor driver logs, maintenance schedules, and repairs
  • DOT, HOS, and OSHA
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office
  • Residence: Edison, NJ (No relo, no remote)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Food & Alcohol logistics
  • FSMA
  • Tractor & trailer mechanical knowledge
  • Operations (i.e. Logistics, Warehouse)
  • Project Management Certification (PMP)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Organized
  • Customer facing
  • Excellent communicator (written, verbal, interpersonal)
  • Conflict resolution (internally and with customers)
  • Works at a fast pace
  • Calm under pressure
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Senior Practice Leader: Pete Punwani
Private Fleet & Final Mile

330.664.9400, ext.113

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