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Logistics and Transportation Manager

Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) New Orleans ,LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

FTS is seeking a Logistics/ Transportation Manager who will be responsible for all domestic and international ground, air, and ocean shipping of industrial machinery and parts housed in a central manufacturing location.

Duties/Responsibilities:

· Manage the overall Transportation Department, including its assets and employee’s.

· Responsible for Ocean freight forwarding, and port to inland location movements; third party warehousing, all domestic out bound and in bound air and ground transportation.

· Develop truck or container load plans and obtain freight quotes for all domestic and export shipments.

· Works with third party Logistics Company to identify cost effective service providers for less-than-truckload carriers and air-forwarders. Builds and maintains relationships with outside carriers and freight companies to negotiate the best domestic freight rates.

· Assures the effective running of the organizations logistics operations; verifying the proper equipment, escorts and permits are utilized to meet on time delivery to our customers.

· Reviews carrier usage, performance and costs to identify ways to reduce transportation expenses.

· Investigate transportation accidents in conjunction with proper authorities.

· Oversees the auditing of truckload freight bills and export carriers.

· In coordination with the Safety Department ensures appropriate individuals receive training/certification on subjects such as hazardous material handling, quality improvement, and DOT regulations.

· In depth knowledge of LTL freight classifications and packaging regulations.

· Participate in weekly shipment meetings to identify freight booking and factory loading deadlines to meet delivery dates.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the proven ability to manage and coordinate a variety of shipments and shipping methods.

· Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

· Proficient with or able to quickly learn software systems used for tracking and billing freight operations.

· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

 

Preferred Skills:

 

· Experienced in Oracle Business products.

· Knowledge of export wood heat treatment requirements (ISPM 15)

· Knowledge of converting foreign currency into US dollars for export.

 

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent demonstrated work experience.

· Logistical Certification, CLTD a plus.

· Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Transportation / Logistics Management role overseeing domestic and international shipping by way of ground, air, and ocean.

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

· Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

 

 

Company Description
Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) is a leading provider of professional and technical talent placement services, including modified retained search, direct hire, contract-to-hire, short and long-term contract, and payroll services.

With talent acquisition resources available throughout the US, FTS serves a diverse cross-section of companies and employees who demand the personal attention of a local business, while valuing access to a wide range of career resources under one roof, including:

• Engineering and Design
• Program/ Project Management
• Estimating/Scheduling and Planning
• Quality Assurance /Quality Control
• Contract Administration
• Supply Chain Management
• Testing and Trials
• Information Technology
• Health, Safety & Environmental
• Human Resources
• Accounting/Finance
• Technical Sales/Business Development
• And more...

Our Core Values
We are a Relationship-Based Company
Growth & Retention are Imperative
People are our Greatest Asset

Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS)

Flexicrew Technical Services (FTS) is a leading provider of professional and technical talent placement services, including modified retained search, direct hire, contract-to-hire, short and long-term contract, and payroll services. With talent acquisition resources available throughout the US, FTS serves a diverse cross-section of companies and employees who demand the personal attention of a local business, while valuing access to a wide range of career resources under one roof, including: • Engineering and Design • Program/ Project Management • Estimating/Scheduling and Planning • Quality Assurance /Quality Control • Contract Administration • Supply Chain Management • Testing and Trials • Information Technology • Health, Safety & Environmental • Human Resources • Accounting/Finance • Technical Sales/Business Development • And more... Our Core Values We are a Relationship-Based Company Growth & Retention are Imperative People are our Greatest Asset

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New Orleans, LA
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