Transportation Manager in Ocala, FL at Innovel

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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    655 Southwest 52nd Avenue
    Ocala, FL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 985690BR
Employing Entity: Transform KM LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Transportation
Store ID: 08292: OCALA DC

• Maintains compliance with all federal, state and local transportation regulations.• Insures customer service mandates are strictly adhered to by all carriers.• Communicates with corporate, field and distribution center management on all transportation related issues.• Maintains and develops effective transportation cost control measures.• Audits and approves all transportation related invoices.• Insures all carrier routings are in accordance to corporate guidelines.• Trains and educates staff on latest transportation policy and operations.• Hires, orients, trains, evaluates, recommends pay increases and develops associates. When necessary carries out disciplinary actions or recommends termination of employment.• Monitors and adjusts delivery windows when necessary to maximize on time performance.• Supervises follow up on all shipments requiring special handling such as new stores, special orders, rush orders, add ons, etc.• Tracks inbound and outbound movement of all import containers.• Visits stores at regular intervals to acquire information in store, carrier and distribution center performance.• Oversees the procurement of backhaul, third party or otherwise, for fleet operations.• Maintains an open line of communication between distribution center operations, stores, carriers and Sears Holdings Resource Center.• Ability to physically access all areas of working environment that he/she is responsible for to observe operations, observe associates, instruct in methods of operation, and assess needs.• Manages Customer Care Program and monitor performance.• Monitors and adjusts batch plan as necessary to optimize cross docking processes.• Establishes sound process improvement initiatives that drive year over year improvement.• Flexibility to work variable shifts.

Job Requirements

The Transportation Manager monitors all aspects of the distribution center that affects quality of service and transportation expense. The Manager is the primary liaison for all issues involving carrier activities at the distribution center, stores and vendors. The Transportation Manager also communicate directly with corporate transportation on all transportation related issues requiring deviation or alteration from any policies or guidelines established by the Company.