Xpress Global Systems is currently seeking an experienced Transportation professional to join our management team. This person must be a high energy, results driven manager with a positive attitude and a track record of achieving goals set before them.
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Who we are at Xpress Global Systems:
Xpress Global Systems is proud to offer our customers a world of diverse and focused transportation solutions. At Xpress Global Systems, our world revolves around service to our customers and finding integrated solutions that add value to your supply chain.
With more than 40 years of collective experience in serving the needs of the floor covering industry, Xpress Global Systems is the unquestioned leader in a transportation arena that has expanded far beyond simply hauling truckloads of carpet. Xpress Global stands today as the premier, one-stop floor coverings logistics provider. We have an extensive track record of success handling a variety of floor covering products, including all types of hard surfaces, rugs and, of course, carpet.
Delivering a World of Difference, One Truck Load at a Time
Responsible for the P&L for a company service center. Oversee the day-to-day operation and sales activity. Mediate and facilitate resolution on any issues that might develop between operating entities of XGS, customers, vendors and agents; Provide Executive Management with continuous informational and service/financial reports as to the level of activity within service center operations; Ensure implementation and compliance with standard operating procedures as defined by Executive Management; Maintain a Union Free environment and foster positive employee relations.
Develop, implement and maintain service center operations in a manner that maximizes Company profits while ensuring compliance with all Labor Laws, OSHA, DOT and company policies.
Review, monitor and control P&L for service center location. Implement effective operations strategy to react appropriately to changes in revenue or expense such as to maximize company profits.
Manage and oversee routing, dispatch, warehouse and cross docking operations. Supervise driving and dock personnel. Provide leadership & oversight of service center operations.
Place sales calls and develop relationships with current customers and potential customers. Identify opportunities for new business. Submit RFP or work with sales to submit RFP for new business. Maximize warehouse space through freight storage agreements.
Ensure all Company equipment is properly maintained. Ensure preventive maintenance on Company equipment is done on schedule. Coordinate repair and replacement of equipment as needed.
Ensure Service Center is properly maintained. Identify and negotiate vendor agreements for Service Center. Identify and coordinate needed repairs.
Analyze structure, methods and performance of service center operations to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures.
Develop and Implement operational procedures that enhance the financial performance of XGS while insuring that Safety, Quality, & Service standards are met or exceeded.
Develop and implement training procedures for service center staff.
Interface with Line-haul Operations to ensure timely arrivals and departures. Assist line-haul operations with day-to-day optimization at the service center level.
Train employees on operations procedures and safety topics.
Provide ad-hoc and standard reports to management.
May create route assignments, dispatch drivers and load or unload freight with a lift truck or by hand.
Work on XGS site while performing essential functions
Other duties as assigned
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KEY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Four- year degree in Transportation Management or other relevant education and minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience in a facility of similar scope; or at least 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.
Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, manage, coach and develop subordinates
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Understanding of LTL Operations required, floor covering industries experience is a plus
Excellent word processing, spreadsheet and database tools
AS400 experience preferred
Must be able to obtain/maintain a Forklift certification ( for smaller service centers)
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequently lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 70 pounds; pull up to 100 pounds and push up to 50 pounds
Occasionally climb stairs, frequently stoop, kneel or crouch
Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate object
Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other office machines
Exposure to extreme cold and/or hot working conditions
Average exposure to fumes working around tractor trailers, lift trucks, yard tractors present in the distribution environment
Correctable vision and hearing
Ability to travel occasionally
6+ (direct and indirect)