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Transportation Director

Company: Agro Merchants Group
Location: Vineland
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Transportation Director who will take our successful business to the next level. In this challenging role, you will be exposed to a successful, dynamic and fast-growing global logistics service organization who is currently working on organizational integration and transition after the acquisition of many mid-sized companies. We will continue creating a solid basis for further and responsible growth of the company.----Position SummaryThe Transportation Director is a newly created position and will be responsible for identifying and implementing organizational, process, operational, and commercial efficiencies across complex transportation operations (drayage, LTL and FTL). Setting up new transportation operations, including asset management and maintenance, driver recruitment, scheduling and dispatching.Scoping, implementing and optimizing transportation IT solutions, including TMS and container management software. Building high performing transportation management teams--Your ResponsibilitiesIn our dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial environment the Transportation Director will have the following responsibilities:------------------Manage AGRO Merchant's Northeast transportation operations across its Pedricktown, Mullica Hill and Vineland operations------------------Effectively integrate legacy drayage, local, and brokerage operations across multiple site offices------------------Perform insourcing/outsourcing analyses for AGRO's Northeast operations to optimize earnings while minimizing earnings volatility------------------Work with AGRO's Southeast operations to determine if insourcing of drayage makes economic sense------------------Develop and manage an ongoing effective asset management strategy for tractors, trailers, chassis and other transportation assets------------------Identify operational efficiencieso----Improve customer service and quality levelso----Identify and implement core process improvements, including defining and implementing SOPso----Identify and implement organizational improvements, including upgrading and training talento----Identifying and implementing load building, scheduling, and expediting efficiencieso----Identifying and implementing cost savings across all elements of the P&L (asset purchases/leases, fuel, R&M, driver wages/overtime)------------------Work collaboratively with finance to understand lane rate and customer profitabilityo----Implement commercial (pricing) and operational (service cuts, efficiencies) to address low/negative profitability lanes------------------Drive revenue growtho----Work with warehousing, business development and transportation stakeholders to sell the right mix of transportation services to the right customerso----Optimize pricing--Required Skills and experience------------------BA, BS or MS degree required------------------Minimum of 10 years experience managing transportation operations, with at least 2 years in a cold chain application------------------Experience implementing large-scale organizational transformation and efficiency programs in complex operating environments------------------Ability to read, understand & interpret legal contracts------------------Experienced in use of MS Office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint------------------Hands on experience using a TMS (i.e. Mandata).------------------Willing to move to action quickly, attention to detail but not get derailed in details or fear of failureOur offerBesides an excellent remuneration package, you will have the unique opportunity to shape and build the Project Management Office in our successful and fast-growing company. Together with our executive team, you will play a pivotal role in bringing our organization to the next level.--?Interested?If you are interested in the position of Transportation Director, please apply by either using the Apply button or send an e-mail to lakiesha.harden@agromerchants.com----Join our winning team!

Keywords: Agro Merchants Group, Vineland , Transportation Director, Executive , Vineland, New Jersey

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