This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Logistics General Manager in Des Moines, IA at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

 

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

 TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!

 

TMC Transportation has an immediate full-time opening for a Logistics General Manager working out of our corporate office in Des Moines, Iowa.

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The General Manager is responsible for the leadership, growth, and development of a TMC Logistics Center.  Accountable for both the development of profitable customers, quality carriers, and exceptional people. Accountable for embodying and demonstrating the core values of Quality, Integrity and Continuous Improvement. This is done by utilizing communication, organizational, creativity skills to maximize revenue potential while meeting customer service/operational requirements and organizational goals.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in recruitment and hiring of qualified individuals
  • Communicate efficiently with assigned associates while successfully assisting in building strong partnerships with internal and external clients
  • Lead, mentor, and motivate other office team members
  • Assist team to improve, develop and grow customer commitments.
  • Support team in monthly reviews with Carriers, award and/or discipline Carriers in regards to their service.
  • Assist in resolving challenges as they arise concerning execution of the load from tendering, delivering, receivables, and payment of carrier
  • Conduct performance appraisals on all direct reports
  • Update and assist in any necessary tasks that enhance improvement to the success of the center
  • Update all Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Communication efficiently with the VP and respective sales group with regards to challenges, successes, and general information with accounts, people, and processes on a daily and weekly basis

Job Requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Four-year degree in Transportation or Logistics OR relevant experience in transportation or related field
  • Four-years of experience in a 3PL environment preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular to Word and Excel
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment and tolerate stress
  • Ability to plan and organize, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical requirements and work environment described is representative of those present while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Must be able to sit and use telephone and computer, simultaneously, for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to speak and hear clearly in a high volume telephone environment