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Transportation Manager

Company: 48forty Solutions
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryThe Transportation Manager is responsible for providing tactical oversight and strategic guidance for the company's nationwide private fleet and their third-party carriers. Responsibilities include execution of strategies to ensure ongoing compliance to FMCSA, OSHA, and other regulatory requirements, the deployment of best practices, and fostering a culture committed to continuous improvement. Responsible for establishing and implementing best practices in safety, compliance, maintenance, procurement, driver recruitment and retention, along with driving improvement in overall fleet utilization and cost effectiveness.ELD/Hours of Service, tablet management, and analytical reporting expertise are also critical requirements of the position.Design, implement and oversee programs that lead to best-in-class safety, compliance, cost, and customer service within the private fleet and outsourced transportation network.Develop and institutionalize systems to ensure ongoing regulatory compliance (FMSCA, DOT, etc.)Proficiency with Geotab and Lytx to help manage fleet compliance and safety.Support the accurate and timely reporting of monthly scorecard metricsEstablish fleet utilization expectations. Build monitoring and reporting infrastructureAssist plants in "right sizing" fleets to ensure customer service needs are met while optimizing asset utilization.Assist in the development, implementation, and management of maintenance criteriaExecute loss control and risk management strategies to achieve business objectivesOwn the ongoing relationship with the company's strategic transportation providersOversee internal audit assessment program to ensure fleet safety/compliance goals are metDrive a culture of continuous improvement and engage in nationwide Best PracticesOpen and willing to travel up to 40%Establish criteria for selection and management of common carriers to ensure best pricing and solid contracts for supplementing the private fleet.Manage relationship with licensing/titling vendor and toll pass vendor to ensure fleet assets are properly licensed and documented to minimize toll violationsWork with plants to ensure trailer interchange agreements are in place where power only vendors are helping supplement private fleet activity.Understand and help manage Comdata fueling cards to minimize costs and monitor for appropriate use.Help plants ensure trailer DOT information is current in company operating systems.Education and/or Experiences5+ years transportation experienceTransportation (Carrier) and Private Fleet Management Best PracticesKnowledgeable in transportation safety regulationsStrong analytical, reporting, and problem-solving capabilityExcel, Access, TMS, PowerPointStrong verbal and written communication skillsDisplays a sense of urgency and a positive outlookStrong customer focus orientationDemonstrated ability to work cross-functionallyExperience managing safety performance and programsUnderstanding of supply chain practices and metricsBachelors in Engineering / Transportation Management / Supply Chain or related fieldCertified Transportation Professional (CTP) preferredSix Sigma/Lean certification preferred48forty Solutions is an equal opportunity employer#ZR48forty Notice of Collection of Personal Information

Keywords: 48forty Solutions, Jacksonville , Transportation Manager, Executive , Jacksonville, Florida

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