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Vice President of Transportation

  • Category: Logistics
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Compensation: $225,000 to $250,000
  • Job Description:


    Position: Vice President of Transportation

    Location: Remote

    Compensation: $300-330k total (base and bonus included)

    Travel: 60-75%


    Our client is an industry leading U.S. F&B supply chain organization who is looking for a high level VP of Transportation to oversee company-wide transportation functions. This will oversee areas such as inbound and outbound transportation, backhauls, transfers, reverse logistics, vendor contract negotiations, fleet maintenance, private and dedicated fleets, system implementations and more.


    - Support and advance a multi-year, transformative transportation strategy
    - Oversee the entire organizations private fleet and dedicated carrier relationships
    - Oversee all inbound and outbound transportation activities, backhaul operations, training and development of the driver force, safety, cost-cutting initiatives, full expense management and customer service
    - Constantly assessing the team to ensure they have the needed structure to support the business; ensure successful succession planning
    - Successfully support the roll out and utilization of the nationwide transportation management solutions and systems

    MUST Haves:

    - 10+ years progressive responsibility in transportation; preferably in the F&B industry
    - B.S. in logistics, distribution, engineering, industrial management or finance
    - Must currently be at a Senior Director or VP level in the transportation industry
    - Experience with complex transportation start-up operations
    - Highly analytical and great with developing and executing on company-wide budgets
    - Has private fleet and 3rd party transportation experience
    - Union and non-union experience a plus


    - Strong communication skills with all different levels of leadership
    - Excellent analytical and budgetary skills
    - Can perform in a fast-paced and complex work environment

    Submit your information to BRIAN HEMAN for consideration at or

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