Transportation Manager

The Position
This position has overall responsibility for all functions relating to transportation for Overhead Door plants in Lewistown, PA and Williamsport, PA.
  • Plans loads in Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) to determine truck schedules.
  • Develops methods and procedures for transportation of raw materials inbound to plant for processing and production areas and transportation of finished goods from the plant to customers, warehouses, and other storage facilities.
  • Determines the most economical and efficient routing and mode of transportation for facility shipments.
  • Directs scheduling of shipments and notifies concerned departments or customers of arrival dates.
  • Initiates investigations into causes of damages or shortages in consignments or overcharges for freight or insurance.
  • Conducts studies in areas of packaging, warehousing, and loading of finished product and evaluates existing procedures and standards.
  • Initiates changes designed to improve control and efficiency of traffic department.
  • Produces paperwork for Canadian border crossings to include packing slips, commercial invoice, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes relationship with carriers and add to the existing carrier base.
  • Manages location cost center.
  • Assists in the preparation of department budgets.
  • Trains and mentors employees.

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