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Transportation Manager

Posted by: Sterling Limousine
Posting date: July 01, 2019      Closing date: July 31, 2019
Job location: Calgary - AB, Canada
Vacancy: 1
Job category: Manager & Executive
Job id: 20181128-175810

Job summary:


Sterling Limousine is creating a team dedicated to transportation and logistics. This team will provide guidance on which carriers to use, customs, VIP Clients, and will provide accurate and transparent information about transportation.

Job description:


Our growing company, Sterling Limousine seeks a Transportation Manager for our Calgary location. Wage will be at $33.75 per hour .We are looking for a person with attention to detail, ability to multitask, true appreciation of excellence, self-motivation, and a strong “Can Do” attitude.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage carrier relationships, own and negotiate transportation contracts. Identify ways to reduce transportation cost.
  • Analyze and implement new client service offerings
  • Support freight requirements of current and prospective customers by providing analysis of logistics pricing and margin analysis
  • Troubleshoot and resolve transportation and logistics issues that arise from the distribution centers, and the transportation methods.
  • Perform competitive transportation analysis
  • Define IT requirements necessary for transport support
  • Monitor and report on clients’ profitability
  • Perform customer profitability analysis monthly/quarterly/annually
  • Solid understanding of Transportation, Planning, Execution, and Network Design, 
  • Negotiate new customer service contracts
  • Training, scheduling, and reservation.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Perform other job responsibilities, as necessary and/or assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or other field directly related to the position’s specific responsibilities and four years of professional business experience
  • Transportation management experience of 4+ years
  • Passion for problem solving: Able to tackle new and unfamiliar tactical and strategic problems.
  • Analytics: Must have a strong quantitative background, an intuitive grasp of data
  • Extensive Microsoft Excel (pivot table, PowerPoint skills)
  • Good collaboration, teamwork, and leadership qualities. The position will be working with a varied group of stakeholders, each of whom brings a different perspective and skill set to any given problem
  • Authentic desire to engage and help, but willingness to stand ground when necessary
  • Must be well organized and detail-oriented to handle in-depth projects
  • Self-motivated and self-starter with excellent follow-up
  • Ability to translate data and analysis into a business case or solution options
  • Take direction, conceptualize projects/tasks, and carry through to completion
  • Email us at  sterlinglimousine101@outlook.com
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Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Transportation Management: 4+years

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is an asset!

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