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14 Mar 2019

West Coast 3rd Party Freight Manager – OH or PA

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

Job Description

Job #34799

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 

Qualifications:

  • 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

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

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