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Ryder System Transportation Manager in Georgetown, Kentucky

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Job Description

Ryder is experiencing strong business growth and is hiring experienced Operations Leaders to join our growing team. It is a great time to be at Ryder!

Due to significant growth, we are hiring in advance of our new business start-up’s. As a result, you will join Ryder as an experienced operations leader, to learn Ryder before transitioning into your new role. During this Ryder onboarding period, you will work closely with site leadership to learn all aspects of Ryder’s Distribution and Transportation Management business including systems, processes, and operations. You will interface directly with internal business leaders and employees while partnering with our support organizations including Finance, Engineering, Sales and Human Resources. You will travel to other locations to gain exposure to a variety of systems and processes, and to assist in new business start-ups.

Your focus will be on delivering results in the right way while exhibiting our core values of trust, innovation, collaboration, expertise and safety.

You must have the ability to travel regularly, and to relocate within the region/US to fill a leadership position at a new or existing site.

This is an exciting opportunity for a leader that wants to grow with a great company!


The Transportation Manager is responsible to manage all activities associated with the efficient operation of accounts. This includes P&L responsibility, ensuring customer satisfaction, compliance, employee relations and safety.

Essential Functions

  • Manage the performance of salaried employees as well as hourly paid employees under his/her responsibility, resolve performance issues, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with senior management and customers to determine their needs and expectations and operate the account to meet those demands.

  • Be responsible for the payroll of employees.

  • Analyze weekly and monthly P&L statement to determine account profitability, and provide financial data and weekly operations report to senior management.

  • Be responsible for accounts payable, vendor quotes for purchased materials, and customer invoicing.

  • Hold Safety & Security meetings, provide safety training and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Must be available to work on a flexible schedule on the various work shifts

Skills and Abilities

  • Builds and manages effective teams

  • Strong leadership and motivating skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Bilingual, English and French (for Quebec locations only)

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills within a diverse team environment

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates analytical skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize, structure and schedule tasks to maximize effort and meet deadlines

  • Must be computer literate and able to use the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & Word required)


  • Bachelor's degree required in business, logistics, transportation. A combination of other education and experiences will be considered.

  • Five (5) years or more in the management of warehouse and/or transportation operations required

Travel: 50%

DOT Regulated: No




Job Category: Logistics

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