Transportation Operations Manager Resume Samples

HIGH QUALITY

The best examples from thousands of real-world resumes

EXPERT APPROVED

Handpicked by resume experts based on rigorous standards

DIVERSE EXAMPLES

Tailored for various backgrounds and experience levels

Transportation Operations Managers play a crucial role in freight companies. Their role is to handle shipments and make sure goods are delivered in time. Common work activities listed on a Transportation Operations Manager resume include overseeing fleet maintenance and repairs, assigning tasks to drivers, coordinating shipments, liaising with stakeholders, and finding solutions to improve efficiency. Based on our most successful example resumes, these professionals need to demonstrate organization, analytical thinking, multitasking, and leadership. Most candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.

Find out what is the best resume for you in our Ultimate Resume Format Guide.

1

Transportation Operations Manager

Coordinated all phases of critical Change Management following FedEx buyout of existing Watkins operation

  • Increased profits through increasing production across operations encompassing Martin, Palm Beach, and Broward Counties Implemented division-wide and national industry standards thus reducing overhead and incremental costs
  • Effected successful overhaul of technology, moving away from archaic procedures of the past into current business philosophies, and establishing a "can-do" team attitude toward work.
  • Mandated the "1-10-100" rule: Do it correctly the first time, or the cost will increase 10-fold the second time and 100-fold the third time
  • Gains in profits and productivity were recognized, with consistency, each month, at the rate of 2-5%
  • Elevated effectiveness and efficiency by putting into action division-wide organizational, operational, and technical procedures, reducing shift times by up to 30%, and improving shift efficiency by 20%+.
  • Outbound and Inbound shifts were decreased by up to 5 hours and 2 hours respectively, significantly cutting personnel costs
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Business Administration
MBA
Corporate Finance And Investments
2

Samples, Exports and Transportation Operations Manager

Increased inventory accuracy and improved distribution for a 150,000 square foot distribution center that supplied pharmaceutical samples to 5,000+ sales representatives across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

  • Supervised, trained, and evaluated a team of 25 supervisory, warehouse, transportation, and inventory employees.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained two members of the leadership team.
  • Assisted with the development and implementation of a Less Than Truck Load (LTL) scorecard for all assigned LTL carries to track and evaluate monthly performances that contributed to an overall success rate of 99.9% of all shipments shipped on the same day versus 80% for the previous year.
  • Achieved and maintained a 100% inventory accuracy rate.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
3

Exports and Transportation Operations Manager

Increased inventory accuracy and improved distribution for a 150,000 square foot distribution center that supplied pharmaceutical samples to 5,000+ sales representatives across the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

  • Supervised, trained, and evaluated a team of 25 supervisory, warehouse, transportation, and inventory employees.
  • Interviewed, hired, and trained two members of the leadership team.
  • Assisted in creating a Less Than Truck Load (LTL) scorecard that evaluated monthly performance and contributed to a success rate of 99.9% for all shipments shipped on the same day versus 80% for the previous year.
  • Achieved and maintained a 100% inventory accuracy rate.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
4

Transportation Operations Manager

Managed scheduling, routing, outbound logistics, returns and cash collections. Staff of 21 management/clerical personnel and 200 drivers.

  • Successfully managed a total budget of $2.7M, and transportation expenses of $1.5 M.
  • Reduced expenses by $.5 million through route and cubing improvements.
  • Added over 2000 customers on routes with no decrease in customers' expectations.
  • Increased productivity by 14% on driver throughput rates with route improvements.
  • Increased on time delivery rates by 27%, by implementing a driver incentive program.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Transportation Operations Manager

Seamlessly managed the synchronization and execution of heavy wheel movement and control. Served as the liaison between the military and Department of Defense (DOD) civilian contractor regarding the personal transportation of training areas, which led to more than 2000 missions.

  • Established and led flawless load plans with proper stacking and weight distribution.
  • Adapted to continual changes with precise lifting capacity judgments and load placements that positioned the load accurately and safely
  • Prepared transportation movement control documents and determined the correct forms based on shipment type and travel mode.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
6

Transportation Operations Manager

Develop, standardize, and implement Sort Center standards while building a solid partnership with the local carrier and USPS. Building a strong partnership with FC management, local carrier hubs, and other Amazon transportation and supply chain functions to support the SC network. Manage all inbound flows, outbound flows, and warehouse transfers using tools and principles of lean and standard work. Analyze, develop, and maintain metrics for day-to-day operational performance off the dock and weekly metrics trends.

  • Played critical part in launching DFW8 Sort Center by training all associates, Area, and OPS managers in unloading and pallet building processes prior to launch, out of DFW6 Fulfillment Center.
  • Took ownership of UPS Worldship process for Sort Centers and partnered with global process improvement team to refine it and add it to the Road to Launch for new site launches. Successfully deployed Worldship at EWR5, HOU1, DFW8, BFI5, and BWI5 Sort Centers.
  • Successfully launched BFI5 Sort Center as active Trans OPS while new Trans OPS was finishing onboarding training.
  • Created standard work daily communication to the USPS and Carrier on upcoming volume forecasts by both pallet level and zip level.
  • Created standard work process and document for notifying USPS of any late or additional deliveries.
  • Consistently have the lowest Cost per Package in the SC network. Network plan CPP through Peak $0.41 - BWI5 CPP $0.23.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Business Management
MBA
International Business
7

Transportation Operations Manager

Directed the 24/7 transportation operations for the largest provider of temperature controlled warehousing and distribution in the US.

  • Managed Americold’s transportation dedicated fleet of 40 drivers and 8 yard hostlers in GA, PA and SC.
  • Maintained KPI’s for dedicated customers, Wayne Farms, Schwans, Kraft and Pourshins.
  • Increased utilization of equipment and drivers for new business without increasing assets.
  • Assisted with the allocation of drivers and assets during company merger with Atlas/VersaCold
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
8

Transportation Operations Manager

Responsible for daily operations of the transportation department and delivery to 856 stores a week.

  • Assigned tasks and professionally developed 8 transportation coordinators
  • Oversaw three carriers with a driver fleet of 124 drivers to ensure customer service and service goals were met
  • Coordinated between the shipping department, dedicated carriers and store personnel to ensure trailers were loaded correctly, appointment times were set and delivery was on time
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
9

Transportation Operations Manager

Responsible for directing work, performing interviews, and hiring employees. Established and reviewed performance standards, identified training needs, effected disciplinary action, and performed other supervisory duties for 8 to 10 subordinates who constructed and maintained activities on highways.

  • Consulted and assisted in methods and procedures associated with manpower, materials, and equipment needed to complete job assignments.
  • Utilized experience and proficiency to operate various tractors, including attachments such as bush hog, flare deck, sickle bar, and batwing. Additional vehicles and equipment included backhoe, motor grader, loader, and dump truck.
  • Conducted research, purchasing, and reconciliation for materials using an automated system.
  • Communicated with the public to resolve various road and right of way matters.
  • Conducted and maintained records for preventative maintenance/pre operations inspections of various pieces of heavy equipment.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
10

Transportation Operations Manager

Implemented dispatch program

  • Managed 4 dispatchers and a fleet of 80 trucks
  • Provided senior management with cost and revenue numbers
  • Implemented an OS&D program that engaged warehouse personnel, customer service and transportation which resulted in a 20% plus reduction in OS&D claims within a 6 month period.
  • Enacted yearly DOT audits for internal fleet compliance
  • Solved dispatcher driver issues
  • Responsible for daily efficiencies
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Management

Your Resume, Made Easy.

You are looking for your dream job and need a resume? My Perfect Resume is your solution and takes the hassle out of resume writing. Create the perfect job-worthy resume effortlessly in just a few clicks!