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Senior Transportation Manager

Job in FL Florida - USA , 33004
Company: Chiquita Fresh North America
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-15
Job specializations:
  • Transportation
    Transportation Manager, Snow Removal
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
    Freight Broker, Logistics Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Ft. Lauderdale

Continuously review Chiquita’s Freight Routes and Carriers Network to optimize Cost and Service. This is an exempt position. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Evaluate and define the network configuration required to service Chiquita’s operation including the portfolio of carriers (dedicated fleet, contract carriers, spot, brokers, owned) to leverage inter-modal transportation (containers, trailers, rail, dry ports, dry and refrigerated transfer facilities, etc.).
  • Develop the system and parameters to evaluate Chiquita’s Carrier Network and Contracting Protocols.
  • Define Monthly and Weekly Transportation Requirements for the Operations to execute and deliver.
  • Establish and Monitor Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Performance Indicators for the Business using integrated business systems with Carriers.
  • Develop a Carrier Management Program where Chiquita can leverage its consistent year around business of high volume and low complexity freight (homogeneous cargo with one delivery point).
  • Continuous evaluation of Carriers Performance and Chiquita’s Transportation Organization to secure sustainability of the operation and business results.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Transportation or Business.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years in senior role within transportation business.
  • Understanding of the USA Transportation Industry and ability to stay current in main industry trends and technology.
  • Negotiation and strategic thinking to leverage Carriers network and Customer needs to position Chiquita as the sustainable and reliable banana solution.
  • Strong financial management and budget control to execute the require business trade offs and still achieve lowest cost and reliable service to customer.
  • Continuous improvement mindset to be able to challenge normal business practices without compromising day to day business execution but still able to implement new processes and improve business results.
  • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.
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