Transportation Planning Manager/Carrier Procurement for -3PL, LTL, FTL, Intermodal

Park Ridge, IL | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/08/2018 Job ID: 314470 Industry: Warehousing Pay Rate: $90,000.00 - $95,000.00
Barton Professional Placement Group is recruiting for a Transportation Planning Manager who will be responsible for LTL, FTL and Intermodal carrier procurement for a 3PL environment for our client located near O`Hare airport. The qualified candidate should have 10 years of experience and will be responsible for asset based over the road and intermodal carrier procurement including prospecting, negotiation, on boarding, performance measurement and improvement for new and existing carriers. Primary Responsibilities: Will source IMDL, FTL and LTL capacity by developing potential carrier leads, via cold calling, e-mail, computer databases, online resources etc, by determining carrier-specific business solutions. Will also identify underperforming lanes, develop a strategy and implement for gross profit goals. Discuss and implement cost savings opportunities for current shippers. Will negotiate contracts and pricing, including dedicated lane rates for LTL, OTR Truckload and IMDL freight services. Will leverage the full book of lanes for increased service and decreased rates. Will manage carrier performance to drive improvements in on-time performance, damage, and communication. Minimum 10 years` experience with carrier management IMDL and OTR Experience dealing with carriers in a Third Party Logistics environment preferred. Bachelor`s degree in Business or related field. Computer Skills: Strong Microsoft Office knowledge including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with trucking industry tools (i.E. DAT,, PC Miler, mapline, etc.) Resumes to

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