Director of Transportation for a Leading Distribution Company

Area : Long Beach, CA

Description : Our client is a leading distribution company. They are seeking a hands-on and achievement-oriented Director of Transportation to oversee all fleet and distribution operations within the company. The ideal candidate will be analytically minded and results-driven.

- Institute operational best practices to drive efficiency across facilities in areas of dispatch, routing, loading, and delivery support, among others
- Improve operational efficiency through the innovation of new and existing tools
- Help to craft and develop operational metrics and reports to assist day-to-day operations managers in monitoring and improving the efficiency of their operations
- Oversee the fleet composition including additions of new trucks, truck builds, and compliance with CARB truck requirements
- Create a fleet maintenance program instituting maintenance  schedules and a system for tracking and reporting
- Manage and oversee facility (site) improvement projects
- Foster positive relationships with strategic partners and key vendors
- Build trust-based relationships with facility managers
- Serve as a core member of the company’s executive team with input on key strategies, initiatives, and tactics
- Contribute in the development and management of annual business plans and projections
- Communication and coordinate with cross-functional leaders to achieve operational efficiency and effectiveness

- 7+ years of experience in transportation-based operations management experience
- Possession of a results orientation mindset
- Strong analytical abilities
- Superior leadership and interpersonal skills
- Intermediate to advanced Spanish proficiency, a big plus

Compensation: $120-$140k + incentives

Published : Jan 21, 2023

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