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Transportation Manager


American Canyon, CA

Job Description:


The Transportation Manager is responsible for the safe, efficient, timely and accurate delivery of our product to our customers. This is accomplished through thorough planning and an on-going process of monitoring driver performance, equipment condition and performance, and business volume while effectively managing expenses in an ever-changing environment.

•  Daily oversight of all driver operations, routes, completion, follow up. Liaisons with other distribution personnel to ensure daily, weekly, quarterly delivery goals are met.
•  Dispatch all drivers in assigned area.
•  Arranges for substitutes and stand-by drivers or may drive a truck to cover absences for the purpose of providing adequate coverage to meet the needs of the customers.
•  Review driver logs and paperwork to ensure accuracy and strict adherence to policy and federal and state regulations. Appropriately address any issues identified.
•  Handles accident Reports/Tickets.
•  Conducts regular inspections of trucks for the purpose of ensuring safety, performance, and that staff performance are meeting established standards and expectations.
•  Truck Maintenance.
•  Fuel consumption/managing delivery territories/wear and tear on trucks.
•  Responds to emergencies including afterhours situations for the purpose of addressing immediate delivery issues or safety concerns.
•  Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory agencies, as well as compliance with all company rules and policies.
•  Assure safety awareness and compliance practices are adhered to in the department.
•  Maintains records and other mandated information which is required (e.g. route information, vehicle inspection records, time reports, personnel records, etc.) for the purpose of meeting regulatory requirements.
•  Assesses incidents, complaints and/or accidents for the purpose of resolving or recommending resolution to the situation.
•  Responds to operational emergencies involving accidents, spills/breakage, etc.
•  Maintain positive relations with customer field personnel.
•  Performs management duties (e.g. hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing, increasing productivity and ensuring customer expectations are met.
•  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.
•  Identify, address, and document driver performance issues.
•  Audit drivers logbooks, run tickets, trip reports, hourly pay sheets daily before submitting.
•  Ensure all assigned drivers have been trained in Company Policies and Procedures.
•  Ensure all drivers have Safety Training.
•  Budget and financial accountability for areas of responsibility. Supervises all employees assigned to specific locations; is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of this location.
•  Responsible for reviewing employee performance, rewarding and disciplinary actions of employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
•  Participate in all transportation cost analysis and other logistical projects.
•  Participate in the development and maintenance of Transportation and Logistics management standard operating procedures (SOP).
•  Maintain transportation data for monthly budget analysis and quarterly metric/KPI output.
•  Transportation and Freight costs analysis.
•  Effective management of transportation budget and cost
•  Integral position in delivering against cost savings targets.
•  Establish monthly supplier performance measurements and utilize results to manage suppliers.
•  Develop, manage and deliver against transportation budgets; continually delivers efficiency in transportation and logistics striving to reduce cost while delivering outstanding service.
•  Provide leadership and direction during annual planning process.

•  Drivers
•  Router
•  Exceptions Coordinator


Essential Skills, Experience, and Education

•  Bachelor's Degree preferred (Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Finance).
•  Transportation certification and Licenses a plus.


•  Knowledge of the Bay Area and surrounding counties
•  Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations.
•  Good report writing skills.
•  Good time management skills
•  Knowledge of Webtime.
•  Advance knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, Access, Power Point, etc.).
•  Team Player.
•  Good communications and leadership skills.
•  Good analytical skills.
•  Expert knowledge & full understanding of key economic drivers in truck, and third party suppliers this includes, fuel, base rates, service bundles, etc.

Computer Skills:
•  Microsoft Word
•  Microsoft Excel

Pay Range: $69,212-$103,818 annually

Wage Transparency:

The base salary for this role ranges from $69,212-$103,818 annually. Compensation will be determined by candidate experience, skills, and location.

•  Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life insurance
•  401k with employer match
•  PTO accrual; 12 paid holidays
•  Learning & Development opportunities
•  Modern Health virtual mental health & coaching visits
•  Wine discounts!

At VinLux, we respect, celebrate, and take pride in each other's differences. Together we nurture a culture that embraces fairness, acceptance and belonging. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our best innovation, enrich our employees, and connect us to our customers and global community. We aspire to evolve in our commitment for a better future and one that is rooted for good.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, March 13th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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