Director of Transportation Resume


DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

Career Path – Strong front line management experience gained working in the transportation and supply chain industry at various levels of the business leading to Director level.

Business Operations – Offers outstanding business, technical, and people management skills. Well-versed in all documentation and procedures specific to logistics and freight forwarding.

Performance Management – Solid financial acumen and ability to develop procedures to track, measure business performance and to develop best-in-class practices to drive improvements.

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

* Organizational & operational efficiency
* Staff training & development
* Safety management
* Budget planning & implementation
* Best practices & process improvement
* Key performance indicators
* Regulatory compliance
* Sales management / vendor relations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Transportation Company of Township, US 2002 – Present
DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

  • Provide outstanding leadership to ensure the efficient flow of trucking operations through fleet management of 45 trucks and leadership of a transportation team of 18 transportation coordinators, inspectors, loaders, freight forwarders, and drivers.
  • Slash annual freight costs through judicious management of operations.
  • Institute best practices and cost-containment initiatives designed to increase labor productivity and reduce incidents of employee injuries and cargo damage.
  • Implement key performance indicators to stimulate financial performance.
  • Improve service delivery working with cross-functional supply chain operators.
  • Work collaboratively with sales force to ensure account acquisition and growth.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on market trends to identify business risks.
  • Compile monthly reports to track carrier performance and labor expenses.
  • Hold weekly review meetings to discuss financial performance.
  • Develop action plans to identify root cause of issues and develop immediate and long-term solutions and repeatable practices to prevent recurring problems.
  • Build relationships with vendors such as carriers, shippers, and FF agents.
  • Implements the use of a performance scorecard to track business operations.

EDUCATION

University of The Township
Bachelors Degree in Logistics

COMPUTER SKILLS

MRP and ERP Systems ; MS Word and Excel

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