Vice President of Transportation
Company: The Everest Group
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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Our client is a progressive growth oriented National Third Party
Dedicated Logistics provider with over $1B in revenue. With an
extensive prestigious list of mass retail, apparel, e-commerce and
CPG Fortune 50, 100 and 500 companies. This client has established
an aggressive strategic plan to continue to capture additional
We are looking for a progressive, growth-oriented executive to run
the Dedicated, Intermodal, and Linehaul Divisions having full
Operational and P&L responsibility for continuing to grow these
divisions on a national basis.
ROLES YOU WILL PLAY:
Rollout business model nationally.
Total control of operations and business development
Financial responsibilities to include P&L statement management
and ensuring accurate billing and cost controls associated with
office and driver expenses.
Manage all assets (tractors, trailers, yard hostlers)
Responsible for Business Development activities to increase
revenues, specifically selling a suite of warehouse and
Directs the performance management of carriers and negotiates
carrier contracts annually.
Develops logistics strategies and optimizes the logistics network
and processes for new and existing businesses.
Maximize productivity through operations excellence, asset
utilization, and cost containment
Responsible for on-time service for all load requests
Must be able to ensure positive customer interaction
Ensure compliance with all DOT, CHP and other federal, state and
Responsible for overseeing maintenance of all company vehicles,
ensuring all are in compliance with all local, state, and federal
laws to ensure safe and reliable operation
Focus on driver retention by understanding driver
requirements/preferences, monitoring driver performance to ensure
driver requirements are being met, and keeping drivers informed and
Work with management team to review driver check calls to determine
driver location and estimated delivery times
Notify Customer Service Department of issues/changes that might
impact customer expectations of affect load assignments
Be able to react to emergency or urgent situations as they occur,
and follow emergency and/or accident company protocol
Identify, track, and resolve performance issues by conducting
driver evaluations, ride-alongs, follows, meetings, etc.
Work with management team to resolve driver conflicts, problems,
and requests to matters such as home-time, pay, equipment, and load
Develop key members of management staff to ensure organizational
capabilities support future growth
Create and maintain a culture of customer service, responsiveness
and open and respectful communications
Must have asset based multi-facility line haul/full truck-load
Managed multiple regional and/or national terminals
Proficient in utilizing Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
Strong knowledge of technology with dispatch systems
Must have experience working with owner-operators and company
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
10 years related experience in all facets of
Experience in green-field operations
Preferred experience in third party transportation
Experience with general financial statements, accounts payable, and
Bachelor s degree in transportation preferred
Executive base salary compensation
Potential Stock Program
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