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Senior Transportation Manager

  • Category: Retail
  • Location: Cleveland, OH
  • Compensation: $80,000 to $120,000
  • Job Description:


    Position: Senior Transportation Manager

    Location: Northeast Ohio


    Come join a growing grocery company who is on the cutting edge. This role is newly created due to growth in their organization and has great upward mobility! You will be responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of grocery, produce, dairy, and frozen food inventories in a 24/7 operation. You will also be responsible for the the coaching and developing of personnel staff and implementing programs that maximize efficiency and profitability.


    - Plans, directs, and oversees all transportation functions
    - Motivates and leads a team of roughly 1 Transportation Manager, 8-10 supervisors, and 150+ drivers
    - Oversee Training, labor standards, driver engagement, safety, fleet maintenance, and union contract negotiations
    - Develops game plans to hit on all performance metrics
    - Ensures on-time delivery of products and services


    - Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required
    - Minimum of 5 years’ experience in transportation management
    - Experience negotiating union contracts highly preferred
    - Full PNL and Budgetary experience
    - Prior experience with Peoplenet, TMW, Qualcomm and Smart Drive preferred


    - Exceptional communication and leadership skills
    - Highly analytical and KPI focused
    - Ability to solve problems in a demanding and fast-paced environment

    Submit your information to BRIAN HEMAN for consideration at or

    Click here, ONLINE APPLICATION to apply for this job.

    “As a Warehouse and Distribution Recruiter with iRiS Recruiting Solutions, I help my clients in the grocery industry fill critical distribution & warehousing jobs with just the right high quality candidates to meet their needs.”

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