Transportation Manager Resume Samples

The job description of a Transportation Manager includes taking charge of ensuring safe and efficient shipping or transportation. To execute this core objective, the Transportation Manager Resume gives a list of associated tasks such as – ensuring shipments into and out of the company is handled promptly and safely, overseeing transportation equipment and personnel, coordinating with outside companies, researching and identifying cheapest shipping methods, securing contracts from customers, preparing budgets, developing safety procedures, and making sure the shipping documents are prepared correctly.

To handle this shipping process, managers will require the following job assets – solid knowledge of supply chain management, experience in tracking orders, proficiency in logistics software applications, training abilities, and excellent organizational skills. Familiarity with shipment options, government regulations, and safety procedures are also needed. The common qualification includes a degree in logistics or supply chain management.

Transportation Manager Resume

Objective : To obtain a position in a company where my experience, accomplishments, and proficiency will allow me the opportunity for professional growth and contribute to the overall success of my employer and fellow employees.

Skills : MS Office, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Distribution, Warehouse Management, Documentation.

Description :

    1. Manage the dispatchers and administrators Maintain and develop positive business relationships with customer's personnel involved in or directly relevant to all logistics activity.
    2. Anticipate the delivery needs of the customer and ensure all key stakeholders are informed in a timely manner through accurate management of due dates, email and phone communication.
    3. Coordinate scheduling of backhaul shipments utilizing a variety of business systems.
    4. Maximize backhaul loads to meet targeted revenue per mile.
    5. Verify schedules are aligned with customer requirements in order to meet or exceed on-time delivery targets.
    6. Protect and control proprietary materials.
    7. Respond promptly to customer delivery and service requests.
    8. Demonstrated exceptional Customer Service skills necessary to help clients/customers formulate their first and lasting impression of the Company - ability to communicate with customers in a professional manner and demonstrate understanding for the importance and value of customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Logistics Management


Fleet Transportation Manager Resume

Objective : A dedicated Transportation Manager with 20 years experience in Pupil Transportation. TransFinder and EduLog Literate TAPT Transportation Professional Certification Fema Emergency Manager Certification Bachelor of Arts Social Studies Composite.

Skills : Inventory Management, Logistics Management.

Description :

    1. Supervised cargo documentation and movement control for all modes of transportation.
    2. Formulated and reviewed documentation on technical traffic management functions.
    3. Devised and reviewed movement programs for logistical support functions in all of operations.
    4. Advisor for the preparation of operation orders where transportation is required.
    5. Monitored quality controls that ensure commercial transportation services meet contract obligations.
    6. Monitored and documented all customs discrepancies and reported them to appropriate authorities.
    7. Ensured allocation of transport capability is appropriate to accomplish each movement in a cost effective manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Logistics Management


Sr. Transportation Manager Resume

Summary : A highly accomplished Transportation Professional. Experienced in domestic, international import /export and customs clearance regulations. Self motivated team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven track record in rate negotiation and leadership skills. Significant accomplishments in reducing inbound/outbound transportation costs.

Skills : Biingual in Spanish.

Description :

    1. Managed the cost and flow of inbound shipments from the point of origin to the distribution center.
    2. Executed outbound delivery plan for up to 192 stores.
    3. Approved and released daily load plan for delivery routes of up to 192 stores.
    4. Set up store delivery schedules including frequency, window times, delivery types, coordination and communication with store managers.
    5. Managed carrier on-time performance, analyzed service to store results and created necessary action plans that achieved on time performance.
    6. Managed the flow of products from Hong Kong, China, Japan and Canada into the distribution center.
    7. Monitored freight forwarder, customs broker and domestic carriers to insure purchase order lead times followed and product received into the distribution center as scheduled.
    8. Negotiated rates with FTL/LTL carriers, freight forwarder and customs broker.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business

Warehouse/Transportation Manager Resume

Summary : Excellent customer service and communication skills. Strengths lie in being self-motivated, dependable, a team player and work well under pressure. Extensive experience in transportation dispatching as well as routing of pool and consolidation trucks to all parts of the country. Vast carrier base with which to work from.

Skills : Customer Service, Logistics, Transportation.

Description :

    1. Worked on site at clients manufacturing facility handling all outbound LTL, TL and Consolidation orders.
    2. Handled any air freight shipments that occurred.
    3. Coordinated shipping schedule with customer service.
    4. Handled phone calls from customers on when orders will ship and/or deliver.
    5. Entered orders into TMS system for routing.
    6. Dispatched all outbound orders except customer pick ups.
    7. Rated and approved freight bills for client to pay.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Banking

Logistics Transportation Manager Resume

Objective : An established history of reliable and effective management of transportation driver work forces. Planning of schedules, budgets, investigations of accidents and injuries, customer service and all aspects of operational duty.

Skills : Student Management, Personal Management, Presentation.

Description :

    1. Responsible for transportation lanes, lanes rates and managing the line-haul carriers.
    2. Accountable for database development and management showing several key indicators on the micro and macro levels including invoicing, loaded miles vs.
    3. Managed the transportation of carrier operations including line haul and dedicated services ensuring total functional optimization by focusing on cost reduction programs while increasing customer satisfaction.
    4. Implementation of 1600 Home Depot stores on a daily sweep program.
    5. Ongoing negotiations with carriers, pallet recyclers on transportation cost.
    6. Worked closely with the coordinators to ensure trailer maximization at each location.
    7. Recognized for cost savings on transportation of $ 70,000 per month and $ 843,660 per year.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Administration

Assistant Transportation Manager Resume

Headline : Experience with customer service and scheduling. My typing and data entry skills are very good. Attention to detail, accuracy, and speed are some of my stronger points. Quick learner, no problem learning computer programs. I actually enjoy learning new information.

Skills : Interviewing, Hiring, Set Up Training, Quarterly And Yearly Reviews, Maintain Employee Files, Typing, Data Entry, Email, Scan, Efile, Copy, Transmitt, Profit And Loss Reports, Schedule For Employee Weekly, And For Vacation, Customer Service, Re-working Driver Routes.

Description :

    1. Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests.
    2. Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
    3. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
    4. Oversaw hiring and training of 3 new employees each quarter.
    5. Picked products for specific routes according to pick sheets.
    6. Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets.
    7. Tracked time spent on assignments each day for productivity reporting.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Warehouse/Transportation Manager Resume

Summary : To obtain a growth opportunity in the Transportation Logistics field challenging my experience in the areas of Dispatch, Customer service, and Recruitment of Owner Operators. Ability Summary 10 Years Experience in the Transportation Industry. Skills include Computer skills, excellent communication skills, Driver Safety and recruiting, problem solving skills. All hands-on Experience in Linehaul over the road trucking and in Container Drayage.

Skills : Class B CDL S/P Endorsement Ohio.

Description :

    1. Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles.
    2. Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
    3. Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
    4. Direct and coordinate, through subordinates, activities of operations department in order to obtain use of equipment, facilities, and human resources.
    5. Conduct investigations in cooperation with government agencies to determine causes of transportation accidents and to improve safety procedures.
    6. Analyze expenditures and other financial information in order to develop plans, policies, and budgets for increasing profits and improving services.
    7. Recommend or authorize capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment or property in order to increase efficiency and services of operations department.
    8. Conduct employee training sessions on subjects such as hazardous material handling, employee orientation, quality improvement and computer use.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration

Administrative Transportation Manager Resume

Objective : Experience with successfully managing all aspects of operations and sales, including customer service; developing new business; maintain a strong relationship with customers; provide customer analysis; provide pricing and rates to customers; establishing and monitor sales goals; carrier negotiations; and full P&L responsibility.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Anticipates, analyzes and troubleshoots problems with deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same.
    2. Ensure optimum delivery reliability to the customer by developing efficient and effective production flow processes and identifying process improvement and cost reduction strategies that are in line with business objectives.
    3. Participates in strategic planning by identifying short and long term strategies for transportation.
    4. Counsels, consults, communicates, instructs and monitors direct-reporting employees in acceptable practices and department and Company policies and procedures.
    5. Monitors production goals and maintains a zero error attitude to ensure accuracy and customer satisfaction.
    6. Manages inventory losses by identifying any inconsistencies, determining their causes and implementing appropriate changes to ensure division loss is kept to a minimum.
    7. Analyze dail performance measures; identify any weaknesses, and recommend changes to the VP of Operations to ensure that division/company productivity objectives are achieved.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BBA In Management

Distribution/Transportation Manager Resume

Summary : Transportation manager versed in all operational and financial aspects of fleet management, quality control, inventory control and customer service. Successful 2+ year career in shipping and supply chain management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Kewill Transportation Management System.

Description :

    1. Provided interstate auto transport services to a number of upscale clientele and auto dealerships.
    2. Managed day to day operations of transportation business including negotiating client contracts, analyzing P&L and forecast industry trends.
    3. Implemented sales plans, as well as, advertised, marketed and promoted the company.
    4. Built client base and maintain vendor relationships.
    5. Negotiated alternative contracts with other transportation industry professionals when needed.
    6. Transported upscale vehicles using various car carrier sizes.
    7. Ensured travel logs adhere to DOT industry policy.
    8. Monitored equipment to ensure all components were operating at capacity.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Industrial Technology

Associate Transportation Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a career in the field of Supply Chain Management/Materials Management or Customer Service where I can utilize and enhance my academic and work skills.

Skills : Inventory Management, Transportation Management, Team Leader, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Responsible coordinating on time delivery of material.
    2. Maintain delivery schedules and track deliveries to ensure deliveries are met.
    3. Monitor and report drivers issues such as accidents, safety concerns or licensing issues.
    4. Analyze delivery cost and recommend more cost effective method of transportation.
    5. Responsible for negotiating contracts with transportation companies, handling customer complaints, and investigating delivery issues.
    6. Coordinate the maintenance and repair of equipment.
    7. Ensure adherence to all security and operational procedures.
    8. Assists in management of departmental budget and finances.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Logistics Management

Transportation Manager III Resume

Summary : Transportation Manager with management experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in Transportation and Operations. Desires a challenging role as a Transportation or Operations Manager.

Skills : Certified Forklift Instructor, CPR/AED Certified, Class B Commercial License.

Description :

    1. Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities of 18 transportation employees.
    2. Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to the company and customers.
    3. Evaluated transportation records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
    4. Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
    5. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and schedule changes to customers.
    6. Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
    7. Retained and ensured proper handling and care of 80 existing client accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Electronics

Transportation Manager Resume

Summary : Highly skilled professional with 20 years of work experience in the United States Army. Specialized training and experience in administrative services, human resources, conflict management and project management. Dedicated and committed to achieving goals with integrity and respect to others.

Skills : Maintenance, Driving, Supervisor, Children, Manager, Customer Service, Administrative Support, Cleaning, Microsoft, Carpentry, Plumbing, Gardening.

Description :

    1. Operated three large trucks equipped with air brakes, gear shifts, accelerator, and associated driving controls with load capacities exceeding 12 tons to transport dredged material and equipment over 20 miles per day.
    2. Performed before and after operator maintenance on all trucks on a daily basis in accordance with established policies.
    3. Led, mentored, and managed 8 personnel, providing motivation, instilling purpose, supporting professional growth, and clarifying direction for subordinates.
    4. Contributed to over 1,500 miles of vehicle training with no accidents.
    5. Supervised the transfer of 500 containers and 20 large forklifts to and from water, land, and air by manual and mechanical methods, resulting in cargo arriving at the final destination earlier than anticipated.
    6. Signaled winch man, hoist man, and cargo equipment operator where to move cargo, maintaining 100% accountability of five pieces of mission essential equipment valued at over $500,000.
    7. Fostered an environment of unbiased treatment, cultural awareness, and resiliency by support SHARP, Equal Opportunity, and Resiliency Training programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Supply And Logistics