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Domestic Transportation Manager

Description:

We are looking for a dynamic, result driven Domestic Transportation Manager to join our growing team. This role is responsible for managing the procurement of carrier activities serving as the main point of contact for transportation performance and cost. The Transportation Manager will be instrumental in implementing new and future Transportation Management Systems for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Procure TL/LTL/IML and eventually Parcel services to offer best in class solutions for prospective and existing customers
  • Manage, develop, and optimize carrier relationships. Promote strong core carrier relationships while negotiating and securing carriers to move freight throughout the business year
  • Maintain continuous communication with carriers, sales reps, and customers
  • Proactively communicate service failures to internal support teams to minimize failures, and promote on time service
  • Identify/Resolve customer complaints quickly and effectively, while ensuring improvements are made to prevent repeat instances
  • Interact with internal departments within the organization and maintain strong relationships with the internal departments
  • In conjunction with the Director of Logistics, develop and provide reports according to prescribed intervals: daily, weekly, monthly, etc.
  • Produce and manage action plans to support any performance deficiencies
  • Generate weekly KPI, spend, and provide forecasting reports to effectively manage areas of responsibility
  • Respond in a timely manner to standard requests from internal and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Transportation Logistics or Operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to foster positive relationships and strong teamwork
  • Demonstrated expertise in load planning and shipment optimization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with Transportation Management Systems (TMS) and effective carrier performance preferred

Benefits:

  • Extremely competitive Health Plan
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K with a generous match
  • Substantial PTO
  • STD – employer paid
  • LTD – employer paid
  • Employee Life Insurance

Submit Resume/CV

careers@misaimports.com

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MISA Imports is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic situation and its potential impact on our team members, customers, and supplier partners. While we all navigate through the uncertainties of the virus and the sporadic lock downs, we are all facing truly unprecedented and trying times.

The global pandemic is affecting all of our families, businesses and communities. During this time however, we wish to communicate MISA’s continued service, and share some of the measures that have taken place. As part of MISA’s commitment to the health and well-being of our entire community, we want you to be aware of the steps we are taking to protect our employees and to minimize any disruption to business.

First and foremost, for all those who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, our hearts go out to you. We sincerely hope the recent actions yield the desired results and stop the spread. As with any business, protecting our team members and minimizing the adverse impact to our operations and customers is the heart of our plans. Hence, our crisis management team is swiftly establishing and implementing enhanced internal measures that enable a safe work environment whilst diligently servicing our customers.

Though no plan can guarantee uninterrupted service, our plan thus far has allowed us to maintain continuity of operations. Our efforts since March 13th have so far safeguarded our people and enabled us to serve our customers in all locations. Please be rest assured that MISA is leveraging all of its resources during this time and we are committed to supporting business throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working diligently to ensure we can continue to provide the exceptional service you expect from us.

Sincerely,
Oubada S. Duwaji
Chief Executive Officer