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Transportation Manager

Company: KeHE Distributors
Location: Douglasville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Why Work for KeHE?Full-time
Pay Range: $77,388.00/Yr. - $113,427.00/Yr.
Shift Days: , Shift Time:
Benefits on Day 1
Flexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)
Supplemental life insurance
Paid time off
Paid sick time
Short term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)
Employee stock ownership (ESOP)
Holiday pay for company designated holidays OverviewGood people, working with good people, for our common good.Sound good?KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about \"good\" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you! Primary ResponsibilitiesThe Transportation Manager will provide leadership and technical support to optimize North American inbound freight network.Essential FunctionsDevelop and monitor KPI's of load planning function.Negotiate carrier/3rd party consolidation rates and agreements.Conduct performance reviews for Transportation Coordinators.Manage freight payment procedures and payment accuracy.Ensure correct freight factors are provided to prevent margin deterioration.Collaborate with supply chain on initiatives to improve freight expense.Manage freight claims disputes with carrier/3rd party consolidators.Ensure carrier base meets minimum insurance and DOT regulatory requirements.Routinely monitor inbound freight network for optimization opportunities.Must maintain good attendance.Maintain safe work practices.Maintain safeguards of confidential company information.Other duties and special projects as requested.Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, AptitudeHigh School diploma or GED equivalent requiredA minimum of seven (7) years previous transportation/logistics experience, with at least five (5) as supervisor required.Bachelor's Degree in transportation/logistics preferred.Proficiency with MS Office and Manugistics required.Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:The Transportation Manager must have an extensive knowledge of transportation and load planning, strong interpersonal skills, and be customer focused. Must be analytical, results-oriented, self-directed, and have excellent time management skills. The Transportation Manager must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to identify and resolve conflicts as well as improve processes. Knowledge of accounts payable, excellent problem solving, and strong research skills required.Requisition ID2024-22601 Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, Atlanta , Transportation Manager, Professions , Douglasville, Georgia

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