Ryder System Logistics Manager in LAREDO, Texas

Position Description

Logistics Managers , are you innovative, agile, enjoy a challenging work environment, interested in professional/person development and developing others?

Would you like to work for a company whose culture fosters growth and opportunity from within?

How about the opportunity to work with a diverse group of fortune 500 clients and getting to see the impact of your hard work?

If so, this is the career move you’ve been looking for!

At Ryder, we are looking to add to our team of leaders. We want to add creative and innovative thinkers to support new business initiatives and achieve performance objectives.

The Logistics Manager will manage a high number of drivers (100+) at one of our domiciles. The LM will be responsible for DOT compliance, safety and financial compliance while developing and driving employees for career growth and development with the support of Ryder Leadership. With our team focus on individual development, this is a great opportunity for you to not only develop members of your team but also be developed by the best and brightest in management.

You will:

Help to establish new processes for our client as they expand their distribution network

  • Take ownership for your domicile and the wins that your team achieves

  • Be responsible for continuous improvement and reporting metrics

  • Be a people person as you will have multiple daily interactions with employees, the customer and senior management

  • Apply problem solving principals to fix issues and project the positive impact

  • Be competent in ambiguous work environments

  • Assist upper management to grow the business

  • Be challenged and push yourself while having the support from your leadership to accomplish your goals

  • Hold self and customer mutually accountable for results


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or 8 (eight) years of combined college and/or relevant equivalent work experience is required

  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a transportation, warehouse or distribution environment preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred


  • Ensuring flawless execution and adherence to pre-established customer critical success factors

  • Management of all areas of transportation to include safety, transportation, DOT regulation, compliance, P and L responsibility, distribution and customer service

  • Management of assigned direct reports to include employee relation issues, performance management, new employee training and development

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-56196

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 20-30%

Position Code 2175