The Regional Transportation Manager has direct oversight and influence over all logistics activity within a defined geographic market.
Overall, you are accountable for establishing priorities and providing leadership to the people at the core of our company operations who coordinate daily freight movements. On a micro level, you produce ongoing analysis of trailer pools, outbound demand, on-time performance, priority of freight, billing, and other details that challenge your ability to balance multiple needs at once.
Because this role is accountable for the retention of both company personnel and customers, all functions of this position are critical for maintaining a competitive edge and preserving the overall integrity of company services.
Build a positive atmosphere by challenging others to achieve optimal business results
Monitor balance, capacity, and demand of loads and trucks
Customer order management
Monitor outbound freight volume relative to customer-awarded commitments. Question inconsistencies as they arise
Develop contingency plans to cover critical situations
Assist with generating new capacity through rate negotiations for unplanned new lanes and volume
Regular and ad-hoc reporting (P&L, revenue share, load counts, etc.)