Transportation Manager Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Experienced Transportation Manager seeks a new career path where I can put my experience to use for the benefit of the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Admirable experience in managing all employees related to transportation, working on all transportation technology systems and forecasting traffic needs
  • Operational knowledge of various business processes
  • Sound knowledge of traffic policies and regulations
  • Immense ability to perform troubleshoot on shipping procedures and resolve issues
  • Proficient in understanding DOT and railroad pricing
  • Exceptional understanding of supply chain and associated logistics
  • Ability to quickly learn new technical systems and processes
  • Ability to negotiate pricing with vendors
  • Familiarity in preventative maintenance programs

Professional Experience:

Transportation Manager

Pacific American Fish Co., Inc., Camarillo, CA

October 2008 – Present

  • Developed trips and managed various networks according to prepared budgets.
  • Monitored, updated and maintained all files to ensure compliance to credentials.
  • Inspected cost of transportation, managed all associated costs and developed ways to reduce freight cost.
  • Organized a team for providing customer services and assisting customers in queries over phone.
  • Recorded all operations carried in dock and security area.
  • Coordinated with transportation providers and resolved all issues faced in system.
  • Managed outbound shipping and ensured timely delivery.
  • Hired associates to work on provider network.

Transportation Supervisor

Professionals Incorporated, Camarillo, CA

August 2003 – September 2008

  • Hired and trained a formidable workforce.
  • Determined all communication standards and performed employee appraisal accordingly.
  • Monitored working of staff and recommended changes in procedure and ensured utilization of all company resources to maximum.
  • Reviewed and interpreted all company policies and ensured compliance to all safety procedures.
  • Managed work of all employees, evaluated performance and recommended changes if required.
  • Prepared reports on trends and implemented all necessary changes.

Transportation Planner

Ralcorp, Camarillo, CA

May 1998 – July 2003

  • Monitored work of all van operators on route, assigned shipments according to customer requirement.
  • Managed all loads and its viability for delivery and load dates.
  • Streamlined delivery process and ensured no deviation from delivery date.
  • Determined work and revenue between various van operator fleets.
  • Established delivery routes, developed cost effective routes for development.
  • Coordinated with van operators and maintained a positive environment.


Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics

Christ College, Buford, GA