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Transportation & Logistics Manager

Environmental Office Solutions East Hartford, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Position Summary:
The Transportation & Logistics Manager is responsible managing company drivers and transportation activities as well as the warehouse shipping and receiving zone(s) and support staff. The individual develops reporting and results criteria to insure sustained cost management and best value for in-house and external transportation costs. Additional responsibilities include creating policies or procedures for logistics activities, training drivers and shipping personnel in responsibilities regarding logistics’ strategies. Ability to communicate goals to the team including team member understanding and accountability for metrics.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for all logistics functions including:
• Management of company drivers as well as warehouse shipping and receiving zone(s) and support staff
• Scheduling of all domestic and international rail, container, LTL and truck load shipments companywide (inbound and outbound)
• Negotiation of freight rates with vendors
• Investigation and reports all accidents and cargo claims
• Maintaining logistics related data in CycleLution ERP system
• Provide operational and financial reporting to management
• Certification of all new and existing employees on material handling equipment
• Maintenance material handling equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks, etc) and company vehicles
• Set up daily route for company drivers.
• Works closely with production manager, purchasing and sales representatives to make sure time commitments are met.
• Record all customer and vendor phone calls and interaction in the appropriate company CRM system.
• Other tasks as assigned by management

Skills and Knowledge requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent experience
• At least 3 years prior experience in logistics and shipping in a management role
• Must have a sound understanding of customs documentation
• Understanding of relevant regulations (DOT, OSHA, etc.)
• Detail oriented and must be able to analyze and interpret data and work with a high level of accuracy
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Must be able to prioritize workload in a dynamic environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must possess good organizational skills

Performance:
• Attendance and punctuality according to the work schedule are a must and are vital to the operations of the rest of the company.
• Preferred hours are 9am – 5:30pm but 8:30am – 5pm will be considered

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to sit for long periods of time
• Must be able to use hands for data entry

Environmental Office Solutions

Environmental Office Solutions (EOS) offers worldwide income-generating, closed-loop recycling and end-of-life disposal programs to large corporations, municipalities and small businesses alike. EOS recycles millions of empty laser toner, inkjet, fax, copier and MFP (all-in-one) cartridges, used cell phones and IT equipment each year. We carefully inspect, classify and prepare collected items for remanufacturing or earth friendly end-of-life disposal. EOS has a responsive and knowledgeable team of recycling representatives with over 50 years of combined industry experience. We provide up-to-date account information and securely handle reverse logistical needs for multiple or single locations. EOS is committed to the environment by reducing non-biodegradable e-waste in landfills. Our seamless, integrated and fully supported recycling solutions make a positive impact on the environment and our customers.

Address

130 Prestige Park Road East Hartford, CT 06108
East Hartford, CT
USA

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