Domestic Ground Transportation Manager

Houston, TX 77032 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/14/2018 Job ID: 44872 Industry: Transportation Pay Rate: $77K-$100K

Domestic Ground Transportation Manager

North Houston Freight Forwarder is looking for a Domestic Ground Transportation Manager with Broker and Supervisory experience to develop and oversee domestic truck and brokerage operation.
The position is responsible for overseeing the daily operations requests of the domestic department. This includes, receiving, booking, routing and tracking domestic shipments, and processing loads as per the established processes and procedures.
This opportunity is a first shift, DIRECT hire, with a salary range of  $77K-$100K yearly!  

In addition to wages commiserate with experience and the industry, client offers a complete benefits package to all employees who work in this position for the company that includes:
Paid holiday, personal days, and vacation time
Health insurance with medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending account (FSA) for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance $50K with no out of pocket expense
Long Term Disability Insurance with no out of pocket expense.
401(k) retirement account plan

Responsibilities:

  • Manager must be available after hours by phone as back up to on-call dispatcher and to assist with problems.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with customers, supervisors, drivers, mechanics, vendors and staff.
  • Must have ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, employees or members of the business community and effectively negotiate rates with vendors and carriers.
  • Provide leadership and direction for staff.
  • Negotiating pricing with carriers using current industry techniques.
  • Ensure Truck Management Software TMS and other software tools are utilized to fullest capacity by all dispatchers. Experience with Truckstop.com a plus.
  • When necessary, provide coaching, corrective action and training for dispatch staff.
  • Oversee booking loads with operation centers and secondary carriers
  • Remaining ever-aware of operation center and alternate carrier equipment availability
  • Adjust staff schedules and ensure assigned tasks are being met to meet customer demands
  • Coordinate after hours on-call dispatchers to ensure night and weekend loads are covered.
  • Personal skills should include good verbal and written communication skills with appropriate command of the English language.
  • This position must also possess an appreciation of cultural differences in work habits and the ability to meld these into the corporate expectations of overall performance.


Requirements:

  • Minimum College 2 year degree preferred - A high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 2-3 years dispatching experience or truck brokerage operation. Strong background in domestic truck brokerage operations
  • Minimum 3-5 years of supervisory or management experience
  • Must have a valid driver s license
  • 1-2 years freight forwarding experience a plus
  • Experience with trucking in the oil patch a plus.
  • Computer skills should include a demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and ability to type 35 words per minute with minimal errors.
  • This position must also be able to perform logical process and mathematical analysis. 
  • Must have basic functional and working knowledge of the company automated reporting systems and be able to coordinate and transfer work on paper and automated results in written and oral form to customers, subordinates, associates and management from multiple locations and disciplines

Rubi Hernandez
Recruiter

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