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JOB FILLED - Transportation Manager - CONFIDENTIAL #7693

Job Description: 
As a full-service transportation operation, our company is able to seamlessly and efficiently manage our customers’ needs by delivering fresh product to our clients 365 days a year.
Manage and coordinate all outbound logistic activities including, but not limited to: driver management, route planning and dispatch, fleet maintenance, 3PL procurement, record keeping in accordance with DOT regulations, and ELD management.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Schedule, plan, and dispatch deliveries so they arrive at customer locations at designated times.
  • Manage company driver performance; including hiring and firing.
  • Inspect trucks and trailers for defects and notifies maintenance personnel or contacts outside service facility for repair.
  • Procure and coordinate third party carriers, as necessary, for on time pickup and delivery.
  • Maintain record keeping in accordance with company and DOT standards (ELD, DVIR, Comdata, etc)
  • Study and standardize procedure to improve efficiency of subordinates.
  • Maintain harmony among workers and resolve grievances.
  • Assist other locations or departments as needed.
  • Maintain fleet to meet all DOT requirements.
  • Ensure that all regulations are followed and enforced as outlined in our food safety program (H.A.C.C.P.) for transportation department.
  • Dispatch drivers as needed to ensure accurate customer delivery times
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Responsible for the direct supervision and evaluation of company Truck Drivers and Transportation Supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school education or equivalent or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Three to five years of related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and long hours as needed.
  • Ability to operate a computer using standard office software.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus pay
Work Location: Knoxville, TN
$75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year
Confidential Job: 

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