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Directors Of Transportation are in charge with shipping logistics in a company. Examples of Director Of Transportation duties are choosing suitable transportation methods, preparing budgets, monitoring costs, assessing staff performance, supervising logistics personnel, and making sure transportation goals are being met. Resume samples in the field focus on qualifications like transportation expertise, leadership, managerial abilities, effective communication, problem solving, and decision making. Most resumes make display of a Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field.

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Director of Transportation, Office Manager & Senior Project Manager

Joined as Director of Transportation, assumed Office Manager leadership position for 2 years, ultimately named Senior Project Manager as part of formal corporate and office reorganization.

  • Managed, monitored, and evaluated Transportation staff of 5+. Hired 3 additional staff members.
  • Increased the Transportation group portfolio of projects by 25% during first 2 years.
  • Continuously managed over $1.5M project budget portfolio, including earned value management, with all projects completed within profitable margins of 5% to 20+%.
  • Reported to COO and held full profit and loss responsibility as Office Manager.
  • Developed and marketed new survey solutions in concert with the Survey group for clients in Idaho.
  • Managed, directed the design team, oversaw bidding, and performed oversight for $1.5M roadway improvement project for Idaho’s largest retail development.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Engineering
2

Director of Transportation

Responsible for the direction and performance of the Transportation network and all outsourced labor and vendors to ensure quality service is provided to UPS customers.

  • Monitor and analyze cost and volume trends to verify that the transportation network is optimized for best performance and cost savings.
  • Conduct analyses to determine customer profitability and impact on the transportation network.
  • Drive compliance with all TSA and DOT regulations.
  • Full P&L responsibility for annual transportation budget of over $30 million.
  • Develop and manage key performance indicators at the day-to-day level to ensure that transportation cost is in line with planned budget.
  • Successfully reduced overall transportation cost by 6% in Q1 2013 through a combination of route analysis, and vendor negotiation.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Psychology / Business Management
3

Director of Transportation

  • Supervision of fourteen drivers.
  • Hiring and training drivers.
  • Efficient planning, scheduling and assigning of driver's routes and workloads.
  • Daily coordination with dispatch to promptly resolve customer issues for a positive outcome.
  • Improved company's DOT compliance after a failed audit, performing all necessary processes to achieve a passing audit on follow up.
  • Initiated additional training to exceed required knowledge and skill sets of Director of Transportation.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
GED
GED
4

Director of Transportation

As Director of Transportation, oversaw and coordinated three facilities in the movement of product throughout the continental U.S.A, Mexico and Canada. Part of my role was the main liaison between Sales/Production and Customers.

  • Negotiated competitive rates with all carriers and brokers
  • After nine months with company I was able to turn a $ 1.5 million dollar loss in transportation costs from the previous year into a $ 550,000 dollar profit.
  • Reduced labor throughout the region while increasing on time delivery to 95%.
  • Managed over 50 people with 10 direct reports and over a fleet of 30 unit's nationwide as well locally managing between10 to 15 drivers.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Basic Studies And Agriculture
Pathways To Leadership
Food Science
5

Director of Transportation

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the daily transportation requirements for the 29 member districts of the [company name] Board of Education.
  • Direct 175 transportation staff members in accordance with state and federal transportation laws and guidelines.
  • Ensure all school buses meet or exceed all state and federal regulations for the transportation of school students; both general education and special needs students.
  • Instituted school bus purchasing program to enhance and improve annual budgeting process while retiring older buses by selling them online for additional revenues.
  • Increased revenue in working with member school districts to improve on-time efficiencies while improving staff training and increasing safety standards.
  • Utilizing continuous improvement, instituted changes to reduce costs, lower overtime, and increase vendor efficiencies.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Management & Industrial Relations
6

Director of Transportation

  • Implement efficient vehicle disbursement procedures
  • Develop transportation routes for students that were effective and efficient
  • Inspected transportation vehicles (cars and buses)
  • Maintained safety requirements for vehicle operators (drug testing and CDL requirements)
  • Hired drivers
  • Scheduled shifts for mechanics
  • Work collaboratively with the Department of Transportation, Sheriff's Office, and Superintendent
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Special Education
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
7

Director of Transportation & Security

  • Provided executive protection for the owner of the company and key personnel.
  • Provided personal body guard services for visiting dignitaries and celebrities.
  • Maintained all fleet vehicles and private coach
  • Drove 45' private coach, shuttle buses, passenger vans and private cars to transport key personnel and company owner to various destinations
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
8

Director of Transportation

  • Develop regular and special education bus routes for 9,000 students (88 daily routes)
  • Manage the District's contract for transportation services
  • Responsible for annual budget of $6.2 million
  • Coordinate the response to transportation emergencies
  • Ensure the transportation program meets federal, state and local regulatory requirements
  • Maintain the software package and database
  • Respond promptly to parents concerns
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
9

Director of Transportation

3rd Level Supervisor with hiring and firing authority

  • Coordinate day-to-day transportation services including planning, budgeting and staffing.
  • Responsible for recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of operational staff.
  • Lead training program for drivers and dispatchers.
  • Responsible for transit systems in the Roanoke Valley. Responsibilities include frequent travel to various locations to supervise staff and evaluate staff performance.
  • Execute oversight of agency policies and procedures and update as necessary.
  • Responsible for implementation, training and oversight of new computer software to aid in the agency's day-to-day operations.
  • Responsible for analyzing billing records for approximately 28 to 30 agencies on a daily basis.
  • Assist executive director with contract negotiations.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Business
BA
Finance
MBA
Master of Business Administration
10

Director of Transportation

  • Lead and train Customer Service Reps and Freight Account Managers
  • Network with customers to improve sales vertically
  • Work with CFO to resolve all Receivables/Payable accounts
  • Establish DOT and Compliance requirements for all carriers
  • Responsible for all carrier relations
  • Work with warehouse pricing and sales department to increase warehouse clientele
  • Established pricing with intermodal carriers and drayage providers
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Monsanto Chemical

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