As Transportation Managers, we are responsible for directing and monitoring transportation operations within a company. We manage staff that helps with transportation activities including dispatching, routing, and tracking. We plan and supervise the shipments from the production end to the user end. Scheduling and tracking orders using financial systems is part of our daily responsibilities. We coordinate with warehouse workers and ensure proper storage and distribution of products. Working as Transportation Managers, we monitor and report on transportation costs. We also ensure shipping documents are properly filed and report maintenance and repairs for transportation vehicles if needed.
- research and suggest cost-effective shipping methods
- organize training sessions for employees
- keep an organized record of vehicles and schedules