Transportation Manager

Tyndale Company, Inc.
Published
June 23, 2022
Location
Doylestown, PA
Category
Job Type

Description

Tyndale’s Distribution team is growing with the addition of a new Transportation Manager to oversee the inbound and outbound shipment of goods both nationally and internationally across all Tyndale locations. Managing and expanding freight carrier relationships while controlling costs and creating innovative logistic solutions are key to supporting Tyndale’s strategic operational objectives. A proven track record of negotiation and execution of new contracts, a commitment to safety and quality, and knowledge of all regulations related to transportation are essential to success as a Transportation Manager with Tyndale.

Accountabilities and Job Activities:

  • Oversees the coordination and routing of shipments;
  • Directs dispatching and routing activities and tracks transportation vehicles;
  • Ensures that internal and external customer problems are investigated and fully resolved;
  • Negotiates, secures, and monitors contracts with transportation providers and customers;
  • Maintains knowledge of best practices including the most efficient and cost-effective shipping methods;
  • Maintains knowledge of international regulations related to transportation including those related to harmonized codes, import and export tariffs, and customs documentation management;
  • Maintains knowledge of regulations related to transportation including those related to hazardous shipments, employee safety, and freight classifications;
  • In collaboration with other managers and directors, develops and implements policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for transportation operations;
  • Ensures compliance with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, contracts, environmental policies, and government regulations;
  • Reviews and analyzes expenditures and other financial information; uses results to develop and implement plans, policies, and budgets;
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned;

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Logistics/Supply Chain or related preferred, or equivalent 8 years' relevant experience, or AA+ 4 years’ relevant experience required;
  • 3 years of international experience strongly preferred;
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience, required;
  • Experience with a Warehouse Management System (WMS) preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong relationship-building and carrier management skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong logistical, analytical, and problem-solving skills;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Distribution Center - M-F 8:00-4:30pm;
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer;
  • Occasional lift up to 15lbs;

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary; eligibility for quarterly performance bonus;
  • Great family-friendly culture, with proven track record of company growth;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance; 401k with company match; Paid Holidays, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave, STD/LTD, and product discount;
  • Paid Parental Leave benefits;
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance;
  • Complete Wellness program includes free healthy snacks, on-site fitness equipment, on-Demand fitness classes, and a corporate discount on health-tracking devices;
  • Generous Paid Time Off Package

About Tyndale

Tyndale Company, Inc., located in Pipersville, PA, is a single-supplier solution for keeping workers safe, comfortable, and regulation-compliant. We deliver top-quality, arc-rated flame resistant (FR) clothing and uniforms by way of managed apparel programs, driven by over 30 years of FR experience. We serve electric utilities, oil and gas, transportation, and other industries across all 50 states. We are a family-owned company, and we believe that the key to our success is our employees. Because of this, Tyndale has been recognized as an employee-rated Top Workplace in the Greater Philadelphia area. Our values are exhibited in every phone call, every order, and every shipment that goes out with our name on it, and we are dedicated to continually raising the bar on the products and services we offer.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply on our website, www.tyndaleusa.com/careers.

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