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Carrier Manager

Company: Lineage Logistics
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

At Lineage Logistics, our six values help guide how we behave and define what we hold most important: Safe, Trust, Respect, Innovation, Bold, Servant Leadership. We all play a position that is key to the company's success. Join our Transportation team that is growing both domestically and internationally.

Responsibilities of the Carrier Management:

  • Develop and implement strategies for Owner operator recruiting
  • Initiate Owner-Operator leads by networking, cold-calling prospects, and building strategic relationships as part of a coordinated recruiting strategy
  • Coordinate, travel to, and lead meetings with potential Fleet Owners
  • Work with established carrier base to procure rates and capacity for our dynamic network of Dray operation
  • Meet with carriers to focus on continuing needs, service level as well as to better understand and effectuate the synergy within the department.
  • Support Capacity & pricing for new business opportunities and network analysis
  • Work closely with operations in securing commitments and awarding business to preferred carriers across the network
  • Stay up to date on intermodal drayage market conditions and pricing strategies
  • Effectively communicate drayage market factors and potential client impacts to appropriate stakeholders
  • Carrier vetting for possible onboarding, including contract administration, insurance compliance, and carrier safety rating monitoring support
  • Dedicated and fleet analysis/design as warranted

Required Qualifications of the Carrier Management:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, or similar. Will consider equivalent years of experience or combination of education and experience in lieu of degree.
  • 2+ years of experience negotiating transportation carrier pricing and securing necessary capacity.
  • Excellent understanding of Drayage operations and carrier cost drivers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications of the Carrier Management:

  • Experience recruiting drivers
  • Understanding of equipment market requirements
  • Understanding of Port operations

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers' requirements. Beyond that, you'll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We'll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Benefits (Applies to US candidates only)

Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days

Keywords: Lineage Logistics, Jersey City , Carrier Manager, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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