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3rd Party Freight Manager – OH or PA
Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com
Our client is a well-established food manufacturer located in OH or PA. They are searching for a 3rd Party Freight Manager to join their team. The Transportation Manager will interact with multiple departments ensuring outstanding service while finding new and creative ways to reduce our client’s logistics spend. This role will manage and support shipments throughout the week including Saturdays and Sundays in support of a 24/7 operation.
Manage, price, and dispatch 3rd Party Freight needs
Manager carrier contracts and negotiate rates with freight partners
Track weekly costs and project anticipated monthly costs to budget
Follow market capacity data and identify both outbound and inbound lanes that would be more effective to run with 3rd party carriers rather than our fleet
Identify backhaul opportunities for our internal fleet and assist in managing these opportunities
Identify and pursue LTL Refrigerated opportunities for outbound deliveries
Assist in managing our Hitch-A-Ride (HAR) refrigerated program
Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study
3+ years’ experience in logistics/supply chain management
Extremely organized with great attention to detail and a sense of urgency
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Motivated self-starter with a strong desire to succeed
Team player, consistent, persistent and resilient
Freight brokerage / 3PL Carrier Experience
LTL freight experience not required but a strong benefit
Salary: DOE, relocation assistance.
Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com