Transportation management is a flexible, analytical and creative position. Transportation managers are typically required to lead operations for organizations that provide transportation services, or to oversee strategic transportation initiatives for retail or wholesale fulfillment. These professionals work closely with supply chain, sales, customer service and technology departments, as well as with external vendors.
Transportation Managers plan, organize, direct, manage, evaluate, and are responsible for the operations and budget of transportation departments. Transportation managers are also known as traffic managers, fleet managers, or freight coordinators. Transportation managers utilize their communication, problem-solving, and time management skills to deliver products according to customer requirements
Ensure that shipments into or out of an organization are handled quickly, safely, and within budget constraints
Ability to oversight transportation equipment and personnel operated by an organization
Able to coordinate with outside companies that provides freight services
Managing transportation specialists to ensure products move seamlessly throughout the network, working across teams to troubleshoot exceptions and issues
Driving new transportation programs as well as recommending and executing improvements to existing processes
Able to work with incomplete data, adapt to ever-shifting priorities, think out-of-the box in developing solutions, and provide thoughtful, data-driven recommendations
Able to outline & attain sale target for monthly, quarterly and yearly
Oversee day-to-day operations for inbound & outbound transportation logistics network-wide across Myanmar
Work closely with teams across supply chain functions (e.g., vendor operations, warehouse operations, inventory management) to ensure product flows through the network with minimal impact on cycle time from order to delivery
Drive and manage initiatives that enable additional transportation capabilities, allowing for expansion into new product categories
Complete deep-dives on transportation issues/exceptions that arise, using data-driven analyses to make decisions. Work directly with vendors and carriers to troubleshoot issues and identify improvement opportunities
Support overall logistics initiatives as related to daily transportation
Manage and coach transportation team (drivers and staff) to effectively diagnose and troubleshoot transportation issues as well as provide guidance to newly acquired drivers.
Developed and implemented Policies and Procedures for transportation operations
Able to oversee shipment coordination and routing
Researching the fastest and cheapest shipping methods and securing contracts with customers or transportation providers based on that research
Preparing budgets and developing safety procedures, as well as making sure that shipping documents are properly prepared
Ensure that customer problems are researched and corrected
Ability to direct Maintenance, repair, and replacement of shipping equipment or vehicles
Responsible for staying current with various regulations including those related to hazardous shipments, employee safety, and freight classifications
liaising and negotiating with different stakeholders including planning and highways authorities, residents, councilors/politicians, developers and transport providers;
Identifying existing and possible future transport problems, developing transport models and investigating the feasibility of alternative means of transport;
Using IT systems for tasks such as timetabling and managing usage flows.
Responsible for maintaining effective communications with all customers.
Responsible for all direct P/L’s.
Responsible for maintaining and developing vendor relationships.
Manage all of the safety related duties required by federal and local regulations. Keep the company standards in order and within compliance.
Be proactive with customers, build a relationship, communicate, visit face to face and by phone, prevent issues before they become a problem, resolve any issues, and keep their business.
Consult with HR on the resolution of difficult employee relations issues and provide strong direction on counseling, termination, policy interpretation, and general HR issues and decisions based on knowledge of employment laws.
Other duties assigned by the management,
Age not more than (50)
Qualification level of any degree holder, degree in logistics and/or transport/distribution management is preferable
Minimum working experiences of (10) years in Transportation/Logistics, Operations, and/or Warehousing.
Must have Driving License and able to drive any type of vehicles
Proficient in utilizing of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), E-mail, Internet and capable of typing both English and Myanmar as well as proficiency in the use of computer data-mining and spreadsheet programs
Familiarity with shipment options, legal issues, government regulations, and safety procedures
knowledge of geography, mathematics, and computer applications.
Willingness to travel to all areas for customer/site visits.
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong management and team building skills.
Demonstrated good decision making and problem solving skills.
Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Self-motivation, determination and confidence in your abilities
Ability to divide your time between work and study
Meticulous attention to detail
Numeracy and a strong aptitude for mathematics
Excellent problem-solving skills
A keen interest in the financial system
Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure
Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
Strong IT skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills
Salary: USD (300-400) (Equivalent Kyats) or DEPENDENT ON APPLICANT'S QUALIFICATIONS
Job Type: Full Time,
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract
Benefits: Variable Bonuses ( Performance, Allowances and etc.)
Location: Central Tower (Kyauktada Township, Yangon)
Working hours: 9am to 5.30pm, Monday through Saturday except for Saturday which is 9am to 3.30pm
How to Apply?
Interested persons should submit CV with application letter with original hand writing, passport size color (2) photo (within three months taken), copies of NRC Card, Labour registration card, Graduation certificate. Clearance certificate from respective ward & police Station, working experience and other relevant certificate together with supporting documents, expected salary, contact phone number to No.(79/81), Room #705~706 & 904, Central Tower, Corner of Anawrahta Road & 39th Street, Kyauktada Township, Yangon by personally (or) please email a copy of your detailed resume in MS Words format to firstname.lastname@example.org Please do specify application post (or) use apply form.