Transportation Manager

This position is responsible for acting in partnership with the Director of Operations to direct all functions of the Transportation Department to include creating annual business plan and effectively managing to that plan. Manages workforce of approximately 77 including routing, delivery, maintenance, DOT compliance and other transportation related functions.
Position Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Manage the tactical operations as well as strategic function of the transportation department.
Effectively manage transportation budget exceeding $15M while continually exceeding our customer's expectations.
Collaborate with Core-Mark counterparts to develop and implement world class transportation infrastructure and process guidelines.
Collaborate with peers to drive improvements in division performance against key metrics
Drive efficiencies within the department through timely implementation of programs and processes to increase revenues and reduce expenses through effective management of human capital and fleet
Continuously pursue opportunities to improve routing operations, increase back-haul revenues, and improve departmental results.
Maintain a safe and healthful working environment by promoting and managing safety at all levels of the operation
Provide effective leadership and conduct performance management to foster professional growth of department personnel.
Support and encourage open door policy to ensure open lines of communication with employees responding to employees needs in a timely and effective manner.
Manage transportation operation to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company regulations; including, but not limited to, DOT, OSHA, food safety, and Company Standards.
Responsible for overall selection, hiring, discipline and termination of department personnel.
Plan and organize what work and resources are required to effectively meet on-time delivery requirements.
Ability to change/manage the department culture and foster strong relationships across domiciles and DC.
Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements:
High school graduate degree with 2 years higher education - Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum 5-7 years transportation supervisory/management experience required
In-depth knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations required
Intermediate level Microsoft Office expertise required
Ability to use critical thinking skills to analyze situations and drive decisions required
Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required
Minimum 5-7 years demonstrated experience in budget creation and managing to that budget required
Experience in a food distribution environment preferred
Warehouse management system experience preferred
Demonstrable experience successfully working across functional areas
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office environment. May require sustained periods on warehouse floor
Normal sit/stand/walk required for an office position that oversees distribution.
Work is performed in an office, with daily exposure to warehouse environment i.e., noise and vibrations due to materials handling equipment and temperature changes.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Delivery Drivers

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