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Ryder System Transportation Manager in FORT WORTH, Texas

Position Description

The Transportation Manager is responsible for all client facing transportation management activities including field operations. Client base may include up to 3-4 clients generating up to $90 million freight under management. Book of business will generate approximately $4M in operating revenue and $1M in operating margin.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Logistics or related field or (8) years equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of (7) seven years of transportation operations experience, including: carrier management, transportation planning, project management and supervision that is required for this position

  • Intermediate skills in MS Excel, such as freezing/unfreezing panes, hiding/unhiding data, setting print titles & page breaks, linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, customizing toolbars & menus, protecting a worksheet, filtering options, and chart formatting options

  • Basic skills in MS Access, such as identifying database components, starting and examining access, opening a database, planning and creating a database, saving and adding records, finding and replacing values in a table, setting field properties, creating reports, and printing reports

  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, such as using mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

  • Intermediate skills in MS Power Point such as working with templates, using multimedia objects and custom animations, adding interactions, and publishing completed presentations


  • Masters Degree preferred. - Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components

  • Develop transportation strategy to support client's logistics strategy

  • Define transportation strategy based on new business requirements

  • Previous experience conducting presentations and supervising others is required

  • Working knowledge of TM capabilities used within assigned account(s) - TM, CM, ROL, etc.

  • Solid written and oral skills with a strong ability to work with others (customer, carriers & Ryder)

  • Previous experience with financials and a financial acumen is required

  • Aptitude to gain further competency in Statistical and/or Transportation Analysis tools (Minitab, SAS, Metlab, i2, Tmod, ILPS) - Ryder TM Operating Tools (Miles, TIS, i2TMS, Ryder On line)


  • Position is responsible for customer satisfaction, employee selection/development, organic revenue growth and achievement of aggressive financial targets

  • Applies product knowledge to develop enhanced solutions for the customer improving customer satisfaction while improving revenue/margins for Ryder. Work cohesively with all Ryder internal Subject Matter Experts including Sales, Transportation Management Center, operations, Supply Chain Excellence, Marketing, Pricing, Finance, & IT

  • Alignment of efforts and results to customer requirements and scope of work

  • Development and management of Field Support teams including staffing and workload planning Development of Field Support Strategies New customer implementation support

  • Alignment of efforts and results to customer requirements and scope of work

  • Development and monitoring of Field Support measures of performance Development and management of corrective actions and continuous process improvement Development and improvement of standardized work processes Financial Management & Reporting Account Performance Management & Reporting Supervises others (hire, promote, coach, development and performance management) Operations (OS&D, Returns, Claims. Accessorial) Strategic customer initiatives

  • Develop saving opportunities for Ryder and customer Organic revenue growth within Client portfolio

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.

Job Locations US-TX-FORT WORTH

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/15/2019 12:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-80543

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8912