Terminal Manager - Birmingham, AL
Holland, Inc., a recognized leader in the transportation industry, is in search of a Terminal Manager for our Birmingham, Alabama location. The Terminal Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating activities of operations personnel involved in transportation of freight by motor carrier system and coordinate transportation and handling or shipments within geographic subdivision by directing activities of terminal.
JOB SUMMARY: Assures that freight operations meet customer expectations in safe, claim-free handling and responsive communication.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assure safe operations by monitoring employee behavior with relation to risk, resolving unsafe conditions, and ensuring compliance with Department of Transportation regulations and all other federal, state, and local regulations.
- Maintain effective employee and customer relations.
- Communicate effectively with employees, internal customers and external customers to establish performance expectations, support and monitor performance, provide positive and corrective feedback, and resolve performance problems.
- Direct and coordinate the staff responsible to supervise workers engaged in loading, unloading, recording, arranging, routing, and delivering incoming and outgoing freight shipments.
- Align work schedules for driver/dock activities with freight flow.
- Coordinate activities of operations to obtain optimal use of equipment, facilities, and personnel.
- Ensure proper training of employees as required in all functional areas by establishing training goals, assuring that periodic training is accomplished as scheduled, and routinely reviewing each individual’s progress.
- Determine staffing needs. Interview, select, train and assign new personnel. Develop and retain incumbent staff.
- Review and analyze expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements for controlling costs, increasing profits and improving processes. Prepare recommendations on findings for area management’s evaluation.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education or experience.
- Previous supervisory dock operations and sales experience.
- Knowledge of company policy, procedures, and applicable collective bargaining agreements.
- Effective oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
- Ability to work extended hours, including nights and/or weekends as necessary
- Bachelor's degree in transportation or related area.
- 8 or more years operations and sales experience.
With nearly 90 years’ experience, Holland knows how to take care of our customers while providing a solid work environment for our employees. Discipline to its core values of Hard Work, Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Safety has allowed Holland to grow into a company with over 8,000 employees and more than $1 Billion in annual revenue, while being honored as a Quest for Quality award winner for 30 consecutive years! With a track record of long term employees, Holland offers more than a job, we offer the opportunity for a career. Come discover your direction with Holland and join the recognized leader of next-day delivery in the less-than-truckload industry!