Network Development Manager, Transportation
Job Details
Belle Vernon, PA - Belle Vernon, PA
Full Time
Up to 25%
Day
Transportation
Description

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Source One Transportation, part of Guttman Holdings, Inc., is part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  The Company provides customers a broad array of fuel supply, storage, transportation and management services. The three operating companies that comprise Guttman Holdings include: Guttman Energy, Inc., a leading fuel marketer and fuel solutions provider serving the commercial, wholesale, and retail markets; Source One Transportation, LLC, providing best in class liquid fuels transportation services; and Guttman Renewables, which provides proactive measures for customers to reduce their environmental impact.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tank Wagon Dispatch

This position is responsible for the safe and efficient routing of company tank wagons and third-party carriers to satisfy customer delivery requirements. Responsibilities include but are not limited to performing order optimization activities, coordinating load assignments to drivers, managing driver productivity, and monitoring customer inventories.

  • Communicate dispatch assignments to drivers in a timely manner to ensure driver productivity using TMW and Total Mail software.
  • Assign orders to drivers to meet customer requirements including delivery windows, supply obligations, equipment requirements, special delivery instructions, etc.
  • Identify when order demand in Source Ones geography exceeds available capacity and coordinate with approved carrier partner to meet demand expectations.
  • Effectively communicate with internal peers, drivers, operation managers, and management to resolve logistics and service issues.
  • Monitor driver logs and schedule drivers daily activities accordingly to ensure DOT compliance.
  • Collaborate with Maintenance Managers to schedule preventative maintenance and repair of equipment to maximize truck availability and utilization.
  • Identify opportunities to increase operational efficiencies through better use of drivers, equipment, and technology (TMW).
  • Work as part of a team environment and answer phones, handle customer service issues and work with various internal departments as needed.
  • Participate in the weekly operations meeting with Guttman's oil & gas field services team and their subcontractor to share best practices and coordinate activities.

Carrier Relations

  • Overall management of carrier relationships
    • Maintain all points of contact at carriers (Management level & Dispatch level)
    • Hold Biweekly calls for capacity updates from carriers
  • Manage the negotiation of contractual agreements
  • Negotiate rates for lanes in all business segments (Sales & Supply)
    • Build RFP for Guttman commercial deliveries
    • Responsible for entering freight rates into TMW
    • Monitor periodic rate increases
  • Develop and track scorecard for all carriers
  • Ensure all Source One back office / system requirements are being fulfilled.
    • Develop carrier portal that electronically communicates carriers BOL and invoice data to TMW
  • Maintain up to date documentation
    • Emergency Response Plans
    • Safety Plans & Procedures
    • Insurance requirements
  • Identify and evaluate new carriers in both existing and new service areas
  • New Carrier Onboarding, responsible for ensuring completion of all aspects.

Business Development

  • Identify and evaluate new geographical markets
    • Assist S1 leadership with building of business case
    • Develop draft implementation plan
  • Prospect new potential customers
  • Carrier and Source One equipment requirements
  • Driver market
  • Domicile / parking locations.
  • Assist in evaluating potential new types of hauling opportunities
    • Other liquids (i.e. lubricants, water, chemicals, CNG)
    • Other freight (Dry Box, Flatbed, Refrigerated)

Additional Duties

  • Supplement Ops Managers visits to domicile points additional management presence.
  • Backup to Source One dispatch with phone calls and order entry

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Supply Chain, Transportation or Business Administration from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 years customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to listen to others, express ideas both orally and in writing and provide relevant and timely information to clients, managers, etc.
  • Ability to understand problems and make timely, practical business decisions
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Strong computer skills; Experience working in Windows, Internet Explorer and MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Note: Petroleum industry knowledge experience a plus.
  • Analytical/Problem-solving skills to solve complex logistical puzzles.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Experience in the TMW, PeopleNet, and TotalMail software or related transportation management systems preferred.
  • The position has a Monday through Friday schedule from 7AM to 5PM. At times, this position requires working on holidays and is subject to change based on the needs of the business.

EEO STATEMENT:

Guttman Energy, Guttman Renewables and Source One (Guttman Holdings) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or terms or condition of employment.

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