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4 Jan 2019

Southeast Transportation Manager – Florida

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #34469

An up and coming grower/shipper/packer is searching for a Transportation Manager to join their team in Florida.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary communication bridge between our purchasing and operations teams and the grower/shipper as to the timely pickup and delivery of all P.O.’s
  • Set up and confirm timely pickup and deliveries.
  • Ensure product arrives at cross-dock and is picked and loaded for long hauls.
  • Manage shipments of product from pickup to delivery.
  • Ensure product is shipped at correct/optimum temperature.
  • Track shipments and update Purchasing/Merchandisers/Operations team.
  • Research and resolve any late or missing loads.
  • Seek out and develop new shipper relationships for the off season.
  • Effectively negotiate best freight rates and service. 

Qualifications: 

  • 3- 7 years’ experience in the perishable’s transportation field
  • High accuracy and fast data input
  • 10 key proficiency a plus
  • Has direct understanding and experience with dispatching LTL trucks and FTL trucks to growers, and clients
  • Previous experience in produce transportation strongly preferred
  • Understands all parts of a logistics business – purchasing, operations, and cold chain

Salary: DOE, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Supply Chain, Warehouse, Logistics. Job Types: Southeast. Job expires in Endless.

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