Transportation Manager Resume

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Career Objective:

Experienced and result-oriented Transportation Manager with solid background in handling logistics to ensure timely delivery. Technologically proficient professional adept at planning, dispatching and routing packages by maintaining strong relations with transport carrier services. Ability to prioritize tasks and distribute operations to provide maximum output with efficiency.

Summary of Skills:

  • Solid knowledge about supply chain, and overall process including quality, product delivery and understanding of legal compliance

  • Comprehensive information about supply chain & logistics software like Freightview, 3PLink, and adept with GPS tracking system

  • Full understanding of transportation operational system, and ability to work in unison during high pressure environment

  • Capable of developing policies, programs and procedures for efficiently operating the transportation system and setting up terminal operations

  • Ability to conduct training for handling hazardous materials and ensure timely transit of chemical or industrial goods

  • Proficiency in negotiating fleet leasing and freight contracts

  • Expertise in handling duties like DOT compliance as well as recruiting, training and mentoring employees

  • Excellent time-management, organization and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Transportation Manager

GEODIS Incorporation, Houston, TX

November 2017 – Present

  • Efficiently using a 100 vehicle fleet worth $3.5M to provide logistic support, and ensure quick delivery of organic products to 5000+ customers

  • Increasing efficiency in route planning for fast delivery of products, and reducing overall transportation costs by $50K per month

  • Developing criteria, instructions, procedural manuals, and contracts for public state or federal transportation programs

  • Managing workflow and prioritization of projects to optimize performance of the division, and take corrective action as needed

  • Monitoring key performance indicators of alliances, and implementing business processes to optimize company results

  • Analyzing expenditures and other financial documents to develop plans and policies for improving existing services and boosting profit percentage

  • Conducting weekly internal committee meetings to keep track about ongoing projects and maintaining updates on shipments

Assistant Transportation Manager

Agility Logistics, Houston, TX

April 2015 – October 2017

  • Maintained healthy relations with the transportation agencies, and ensured all drivers have the DOT medical card, valid license, life insurance, and PSID badges

  • Served as the contact person for all employees in the assigned territories, and addressed to investigations related to shipping complaints or product defects

  • Took responsibility to set operational policies and standards including measures to handle dangerous goods, and initiated various safety procedures

  • Managed to plan, dispatch and handle other activities to complete a project while providing exceptional customer service

  • Conducted employee training sessions on hazardous material handling, company policies for logistics, employee orientation, and software use to report transportation duties

  • Coordinated with the warehouse department of the client companies to ensure proper storage of products, and initiated distribution process that reduced delay by 32%

  • Investigated all truck related accidents or incidents for the transportation vendor to ensure timely processing of the claims

Freight Logistics Specialist

Werner Enterprise Pvt. Ltd., Houston, TX

September 2012 – March 2015

  • Reviewed and submitted freight charges to the manager to ensure rates and services were billed in accordance to the contracted terms and conditions

  • Maintained up-to-date freight account in the company database to provide proper coding of invoices with accuracy using 3PLink

  • Scheduled quarterly vendor review meetings to monitor transport activities, and increased service performance by 23%

  • Created and maintained a database of shipping matrix for reliable freight forwarders, and distributed SOP for each vendor

  • Managed the efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery service provided to customers that increased business by $15.5M in 6 months

  • Partnered with XPO Logistics and assisted to provide supply chain solutions to world’s popular companies like Loreal, Pepsi and Nestle

  • Observed supervisors and senior management to understand tactics for handling hazardous material and regulations for department of transportation

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management

    University of Houston, TX

    2011

Certifications:

  • Certificate in Logistics and Transport Specialist, 2012

Reference:

On request.