Transportation Manager

Job title: Transportation Manager

Company: Source Recruitment Solutions

Job description: Position: Transportation Manager
Location: Jackson, MS
Salary: $100K & UP- depends on experience
Benefits: Full Health Benefits, Matching 401K, Vacation & more.
Relocation: Paid relocation is available for this position.

Our Client, a premier food company is seeking a Transportation Manager to coordinate, plan & direct all freight transportation for multiple national site locations. Manage multisite fleet transportation activities and the personnel involved in those activities, maintaining accurate records, and assisting in resolving system or operational issues which may affect inbound or outbound performance.


  • Resolve any system issues which may arise in daily load processing.
  • Monitor transportation carrier and system status messages and mitigate any expected inbound and/or outbound delivery impacts.
  • Communicate daily with multisite and multistate distribution centers concerning shipping activities.
  • Correspond daily with warehouse operations teams and third-party transportation carriers to facilitate efficient production levels and yard operations.
  • Oversee, hire, train, develop, evaluate and maintain discipline of Transportation Supervisors, Transportation Leads.
  • Analyze and review period end and annual budget.
  • Set annual performance goals for all direct reports.
  • Coordinate personnel coverage to ensure required transportation functions are completed.
  • Oversee and ensure the accuracy of trailer locations, temperature settings, refrigerated trailer performance, and safety for all employee associates.
  • Provide direction and leadership to multiple site managers.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • 7 to 10 years of equivalent Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse experience from a similar food or grocery industry related business.
  • College degree preferred or an equivalent combination of experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of DOT Compliance and Transportation Management Systems.
  • Good knowledge of logistics/transportation operations and available transportation services.
  • Management experience of multiple personnel for multiple distribution locations.
  • Experience with dock scheduling for multiple supply chain site locations.
  • Must be open and willing to relocate for this position in the Midwest.
  • Prior experience with a P&L budget.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite.

If you are interested or know of someone that would be a great match for this position, please send a MS Word version resume & cover letter to John Marino at

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Expected salary: $100000 per year

Location: Jackson, MS

Job date: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 07:56:04 GMT

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