Ryder System Logistics Manager - Contract to Hire in NASHVILLE, Tennessee

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Logistics Manager position is responsible for the implementation and execution of process management and manages total customer satisfaction in a logistics operation.

This is on-site at a customer - must have customer account management experience.

Must have the following experience:

  • Procurement:assisting in getting carriers contracted for customers, rate negotiation, talking about rates.

  • Carrier management:FedEx, UPS, establishing relationship with carrier – deliveries/damages – key performance indicators – establish relationship with customer and carrier

*All modes of transportation:truck load, LTL, parcel, small package, air level, flat bed, international, cross border, Mexico

*3PL experience

*Strong customer relationship skills & leadership skills




  • Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or 8 (eight) years of combined college and/or relevant equivalent work experience is required

  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a transportation, warehouse or distribution environment preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred


  • Ensuring flawless execution and adherence to pre-established customer critical success factors

  • Management of all areas of transportation to include safety, transportation, DOT regulation, compliance, P and L responsibility, distribution and customer service

  • Management of assigned direct reports to include employee relation issues, performance management, new employee training and development

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2016-36080

Job Locations US - TN - NASHVILLE

Posted Date 1/3/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Ryder Temp Employee (3)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 2175