Ryder System Transportation Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
As the Transportation manager internally titled, Customer Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for route building, managing between 18 to 25 drivers, ensuring timely loading and delivery of goods, fleet management including but not limited to acquiring rental equipment as needed, managing utilization, and scheduling needed maintenance. In this fast paced and exciting area of our business, you will perform an important central role ensuring a smooth, efficient supply of goods. You will support the Logistics team with all aspects of their transportation needs, ensuring the quality of the products is maintained throughout the supply chain.
Maintain active real-time communication between truck drivers and departments to ensure that load pick-up and delivery schedules are met.
Manage 18 - 25 drivers and create capacity by maintaining seated trucks and accurate driver time availability.
Implement solutions when problems occur that require changes in pick-up and delivery schedules or alterations in assets necessary to meet delivery requirements.
Maintain and actively manage the work schedules of assigned drivers to include compliance with DOT hours of service rules.
Maintain proper attendance and punctuality to ensure that the department is operated in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Other duties and special projects as assigned by management.
Associates degree or 4 years of related experience is required
Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text
Minimum 1 (one) year of supervisory experience required
Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations
Bachelor's degree preferred
Three to five years experience in logistics, transportation, warehouse or industry related field is preferred
Knowledge/Experience in transportation environment (i.e., Shipping, receiving and inventory management, distribution or dispatch preferred)
Knowledge of warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems preferred
Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred
Attainment of productivity goals resolving customer issues
Quality Assurance Safety Management and reporting New Employee training
Employee relations solutions Individual will be working in a dynamic environment focusing on delivery of continuous measurable improvement to the customer
Ensure functional area meets all productivity goals and objectives
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 2019-78877
Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 10-20%
Position Code 2174