Transportation Manager II Jobs in Ohio at J.B. Hunt

Job Title:

Transportation Manager II


Supply Chain


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the direct driver management and supervision of midsize driver count, ensuring safe and timely service movement of freight, load assignment and providing best in class customer service. Ensure compliance with DOT regulations and responsible for all drivers compliance and company regulations while working with internal and external contacts to ensure the accurate planning, routing, monitoring, and delivery of freight and loads. Incumbent The transportation manager must be able to work any shift to satisfy the demand for flexibility in scheduling to ensure operational success. This includes, but is not limited to, day shifts, night shifts, weekend shifts, and ensuring that coverage is accounted for.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

Build and maintain positive professional relationships with drivers and safety to minimize turnover and maximize ongoing productivity

Fill in for absent or unavailable personnel and on special projects related to optimizing fleet operations and achieving profitability

Utilize personnel management including training and orientation of drivers and/or employees including the training and assistance with internal and third-party (customer) systems

Conduct analysis of fleet operations and profitability and make recommendations for continuous improvement, determine and measure key performance indicators, and create, maintain, and present customer-specific reporting and financial analysis through face-to-face and/or virtual interactions at customer locations

Manage inventory, assets, customer pools and/or assignment of drivers to balance equipment in market

Perform administrative duties such as payroll, driver counseling, accident reviews, filing and documenting, resolving pay issues, invoicing, and/or creating operational or financial reports

Manage yard including checking/inspecting equipment, replacing parts (like mud flaps), completing repairs, etc., and coordinate with maintenance to ensure all regular preventative maintenance services are scheduled on time and all safety-related mechanical issues are fixed for account equipment (as required)

Work with drivers, customers, and company personnel to resolve service issues, routing and/or planning, mechanical problems, accessorial pay-related issues, etc. as they occur throughout the day and, where necessary, when on-call

Maintain the Company’s safety culture to include daily driver safety messages, monthly driver safety briefings, quarterly driver training, annual reviews, and enforce company policies to ensure DOT compliance and company safety requirements are being met

Assign loads and plan, route, and monitor freight movement to provide safe, on-time service and meet customer requirements, including managing exceptions on that freight and driver ETA adjustments based on pick-up and delivery schedules, and other environmental factors on the road


Minimum Qualification:

High School Diploma/GED AND 2-3 years of experience in transportation/logistics, business administration, account management, &/or equivalent military experience AND the ability to work across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed

&/OR Demonstration of the following skills and abilities …

Title: Transportation Manager II

Company: J.B. Hunt

Location: Ohio



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