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Director of Intermodal Drayage Services

Company: The Everest Group
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

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COMPANY
Our client, is a growing full-service logistics provider with several hundred million in revenue. This company s services include: warehousing & distribution, air & ocean, OTR, and drayage.

LOCATION
Los Angeles, California

JOB DESCRIPTION.
The Director of Drayage will be responsible for managing the execution, direction, and coordination of all drayage matters within the organization. This includes dispatch operations, driver management, equipment management and the organization of schedules & routes. The ideal candidate will execute strategic planning and forward thinking to meet or exceed service level requirements of customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for multiple US locations managing several hundred company drivers moving 50,000 containers per year from US ports to deconsolidation distribution centers
Work closely with harbor management while participating in port meetings
Further develop and enhance the strategic business plan to accomplish the established growth and profitability objectives
Manage and optimize utilization of YMS and TMS programs
Work with current Management training and development programs to ensure a world-class logistics provider
Establish best practices through Six Sigma while driving profitability through KPIs
Participation and interaction with senior-level Executives of our clients
Participate in the development and execution of contract proposals
Responsible for the efficient use of a fleet of green tractors
Budget and full P+L Planning and management
o Support and develop budgets for relevant departments
o Financial forecasting
Oversee all driver recruiting activities including driver onboarding and performance evaluations.
Management of the dispatch department including strategy, and KPI tracking.
Understand and ensure the execution of all below processes:
 Accident and Injury procedures
 OSHA training and regulations
 Fueling procedures
 Pre and post trip inspections
 DOT compliance

REQUIREMENTS
10+ years Senior Management experience, specifically overseeing multiple harbor drayage operations
Strong experience dealing with harbor/port drayage regulations
Must have experience working with owner operators and company drivers
Bachelors degree preferred, Masters degree a plus
3PL Operations, Warehouse, and Transportation experience
Past responsibility of overseeing P&L transportation budget
First-hand experience with a state-of-the-art Yard Management System and Transportation Management System

Keywords: The Everest Group, Long Beach , Director of Intermodal Drayage Services, Executive , Long Beach, California

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