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Associate Manager - Transportation
Charlotte, NC
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Post Date: 05/23/19 Company: P.R. Management Consultants
Compensation: $70 - 80K /yr Contact: Jerry Koenig
Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: 4 year degree Fax:
Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: 25%

Company Profile:
This position is a perfect situation for a candidate with the qualifications, that will report to, and be mentored by the Director of Logistics/Supply Chain, and have the potential to progress to more senior positions and be a key replacement eventually for that position:

Please note- in addition to the base salary posted, this position also includes a performance bonus and profit sharing, substantially increasing annual compensation.

Local candidates preferred.

Job Requirements:
Degree imperative, 5-10 years mostly over the road management experience. Dot reg. knowledge essential. Corporate experience very helpful, but 3rd party logistics considered. Preference for local Charlotte candidates. This is a developmental position to grow and be a key replacement for the Director

  • The successful candidate will have a 4-year college degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing motor carrier, rail and international transportation.
  • Contract negotiation experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a team-based orientation.
  • A thorough knowledge of local, state, federal and industry transportation regulations
  • The ability to transfer knowledge through teaching.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have expertise in Microsoft Office applications with particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel and basic PowerPoint.
  • Reliable team-player able to be fully cross-trained in all logistics/transportation related job functions.

Job Description:
This position is for local residents only.
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Responsible for managing the daily activities for domestic and international shipping functions across the division, providing strategic and tactical transportation planning around the divisions' distribution strategy. Interpret company policies and procedures including safety and compliance management related to Department of Transportation (DOT), Association of American Railroads (AAR), and other governmental and industry organizations, and to insure compliance with governmental laws and regulations, while insuring proper risk management practices are followed.
  • With oversight of the Director of Logistics & Transportation, be responsible for recommending strategies for purchasing and administration of motor carrier, rail carrier, steamship, freight forwarder, port authority and warehouse services.
  • Present strategies to the Director Transportation & Logistics.
  • Review and recommend appropriate transportation software systems.
  • Open/manage cases with BluJay Solutions (formerly LeanLogistics) Solution Support.
  • Motor carrier rate analysis & management, with the discretion to make system changes that will effectively increase company productivity, and lead to potential cost savings.
  • Detailed network lane analysis to ensure most cost-effective placement of orders.
  • Ability to compile and discern data in order to make critical recommendations for the efficient operations of the organization.

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