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Transportation Managers are employed by freight companies to handle their shipments. These employers perform activities like overseeing shipment coordination, reducing shipping costs, looking for solutions to increase efficiency, implementing safety regulations, assigning tasks to drivers and directing vehicle maintenance and repairs. Typical sample resumes for Transportation Managers highlight qualifications like transportation expertise, organization, attention to details, multitasking, and time management. Most Transportation Managers have a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field although a high school diploma is sufficient.

1

Warehouse / Transportation Manager

World's largest office products business-to-business delivery operation, serving mid-to-large businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of a 5K sq. ft. cross-dock, office space and commercial fleet of trucks with a delivery foot print spanning Western New York. Responsible for annual revenue of more than $20M.
  • Managed Six Sigma project that saved 1,000 overtime hours with a two man shift. Results saved $29K in annual salaries.
  • Organized monthly incentive program to promote goal achievement through motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork. Results saved $24K in productivity annual.
  • Conducted vendor billing audits to ensure contract compliance and billing accuracy. Results saved $30K.
  • Established Safety Committee and implemented safety work shoe program. Results improved safety standards by 80 percent and 412 days without incident.
  • Team leader on influential strategies and emotional intelligence program that promoted teamwork and empowerment. Results created a sense of self-pride and ownership with [company name] associates.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Leadership
Business Management
2

Transportation Manager

Oversee all aspects of transportation department for $130M gross revenue organization. Dispatch an average of 42 trucks per day and manage over 50 direct reports. Handle DOT compliance, recruit, hire, train and monitor employees. Negotiate fleet leasing and freight contracts. Oversee payroll, scheduling, routing and cost control.

  • Achieved successful move of distribution center, with no down time and minimal service disruptions.
  • Decreased fleet size, reduced cost and increased visibility of drivers by implementing new routing software and onboard computers for the fleet.
  • Reduced payroll significantly by monitoring driver's yard time.
  • Installed numerous best practices, including creating check and balance system with Excel for sourced labor, 3PL and LTL, saving money and time.
Candidate Info
42
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Transportation Manager

Organized, planned and implemented transportation solutions that utilized the best cost option to maximize profitability.

  • Scheduled and directed work activities while providing leadership and direction to company drivers and other operations staff.
  • Directed, oversaw and encouraged meetings with current and potential customers.
  • Identified and resolved problem issues and concerns as efficiently and effectively as possible using critical thinking skills.
  • Conducted planning, dispatching and backhaul activities while providing excellent customer service.
  • Used computer skills such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, Project, E-mail, Internet, Networking sites and AS400.
  • Conducted and processed company payroll, billing and auditing.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
4

Transportation Manager

Manages daily operations, duty schedules, training and provided human resource support to 37 employees.

  • Efficiently utilizes a 62 vehicle fleet worth $2.4M to provide organic ground and logistics support to 4,500 customers
  • Drafted company Operating Instructions. Outlined company policies, procedures and expectations of employees reducing violations and keeping employees on target with company goals.
  • Authored robust training program. Ensured team members were properly trained and equipped with personal protective equipment to meet 7.000 annual transportation requests in a safe and cost-effective manner.
  • Orchestrated delivery of 10,000 various parts annually supplying 150 government agencies with needed supplies to perform mission requirements.
  • Conducts and approves employee performance reviews, writes award packages, mentors and councils subordinates
  • Director of Safety Program. Provides monthly safety briefs and completes safety reports for any/all safety mishaps
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Leadership
5

Transportation Manager

Managed and Supervised 95 Employees, 3 Supervisor, and 3 Dispatchers in all facets of Delivery Operations

  • Designed and implemented driver training program.
  • Increased Proficiency in route delivery and route planning
  • Reduced overall transportation cost by $500,000 a year
  • Marketing; safety training; Budget and P&L
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Religion
MA
Master of Arts
Graduate Studies
6

Transportation Manager

  • Dispatched tractor trailers with loads of steel across the country and Canada.
  • Worked with outside carriers to move additional steel according to customer requirements.
  • Prepared bills of lading for domestic and international (railroad) shipments.
  • Reduced freights costs by 20%
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints both domestic and international.
  • Supervised third shift (50 employees) to reach full capacity, while maintaining quality control and production goals. Third shift routinely exceeded quotas and came in ahead of 1st and 2nd shift.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
36
years
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree
Industrial Communications For Managers
7

Full Time Transportation Manager

Managed and dispatched entire transportation department for steel drum manufacturer.

  • Prepared and maintained shipping paperwork and driver DOT and internal records.
  • Arranged for outside carriers - expediting/special equipment/HAZ.
  • Managed backhaul program that exceeded $200K/year.
  • Created internal tracking for costs vs profits.
  • Assisted with month-end and year-end inventory and reconciliation.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business
8

Transportation Manager

Responsible for the daily management of the gas hauling, bulk milk, and product delivery drivers, approximately 90 in total.

  • Ensured the daily delivery needs to our 328 stores.
  • Performed quarterly driver evaluations, helped determine salaries and raises, approved schedules and weekly timesheets.
  • Took lead on Compressed Natural Gas and Routing Software projects.
  • Taught the Defensive Driving program for all Stewart's drivers.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
9

Transportation Manager

Oversaw a fleet of 55+ loaner vehicles, maintained a 90% monthly fleet utilization average.

  • Delegated daily itinerary and created schedules for staff of 10-12 valet drivers.
  • Coordinated daily service pickup and delivery of customer vehicles.
  • Collaborated with Sales department on transportation related tasks.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Project Management Fundamentals
C
Liberal Arts, Planning

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