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Transportation Manager

May 4, 2022 • 2 min read
Full Time
USA - Memphis, TN
Posted 4 weeks ago

Let’s Make a Move Together!  Join Our Team!

Nothing is more critical to human progress than movement.  Today, Dayco is part of a global moving economy- a dynamic flow of people, products, systems and relationships.  We are steadfast in pushing boundaries of endurance for the vehicles of tomorrow.  Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture and distribution of essential engine drive systems and aftermarket services for automotives, trucks, construction, agriculture and industrial applications.  Dayco’s world class global distribution network services the aftermarket industry with a full offering of kits and products to meet each local market’s need.  We accomplish this with a dedicated global team that respects one another, shows humility through continuous learning and acts like owners in everything we do.

Transportation Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Manage, direct and provide guidance for activities related to routing and tracking of shipments to customers and intracompany
  • Manage outbound shipments to ensure carrier compliance with agreed freight policies, guidelines, and agreements
  • Conduct deep-dive analysis of current Transportation/logistics spend. Analyze opportunities to apply leverage, consolidate spend, negotiate better pricing and more favorable contract terms/service levels.
  • Support sales and customer service with all carrier performance, expediting and tracking needs
  • Manage internal and external resources of freight audit and payment to ensure accurate timely and efficient processing of transportation expenses.
  • Advise, support and educate Dayco Global Supply Management team regarding Incoterms and their practical
  • Conduct Market Research and maintain Market Intelligence in order to pre-select suppliers invited to bid on new contracts. Define selection criteria and lead supplier selection teams in coordination with Operations, Tech Centers and Corporate functions.
  • Establish targets for improvements in cost, quality, delivery and technical support and ensures the maintenance of performance measurements.
  • Drive Cost Out Projects (COP’s) to continually reduce purchasing costs and improve value.
  • Participate in industry/professional organizations and continuing education. Keep current on all transportation/logistics compliance issues and support operational improvements related to trade activity, tariff’s etc.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain related field
  • 7-10 years in Transportation Industry
  • Proven knowledge of contractual law
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Critical thinker with good problem solving skills

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