Transportation Manager

  • Location: Dayton, NJ
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • On-Site
  • Job #8813

We are looking for an experienced transportation manager to be responsible for overseeing the logistics of our company’s transportation-related activities. In this role, you’ll be keeping track of transportation operations and ensuring that all policies, procedures, and safety rules are followed.To be a successful transportation manager, you should possess exceptional leadership skills and maintain the company’s high standard of customer service. Ultimately, a top-notch transportation manager should be able to display extensive knowledge of transportation management systems and have excellent analytical skills.


  • Directing activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking of transportation containers.
  • Planning, organizing, and managing subordinate staff members to ensure work is completed and consistent with the company’s standards.
  • Directing investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.· Negotiate rates and contracts with truckers for both drayage and over the road shipments.
  • Collaborating with 3PL’s and truckers to formulate and implement transportation-related procedures.
  • Arranging repairs and routine maintenance of transportation vehicles.
  • Complying with transportation-related policies, as well as safety rules.
  • Familiar with EC and WC Sea Ports and Terminal activities.
  • Manage and support staff with day-to-day deliveries to customers and DC’s.


  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, business management, engineering, or related field.
  • At least 5 years experience as a transportation manager in a similar industry.
  • Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and logistics.
  • Experience working with union contracts and transportation-related government regulations.
  • Critical thinking skills and knowledge of analytics.
  • Experience working with transport management systems and warehouse management software, such as AS4000 and PKMS.
  • Ability to work well with team members and navigate stressful situations.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
Estimated Compensation: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 Per Year
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Steven WilliamsSteven Williams

Recruiting Manager, Supply Chain & Information Technology

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