Jacksonville, FL

Vice President Trucking

Job Description    ID 27850    

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Full time at office  


  • A four-year degree required
  • A minimum of ten years progressive experience as a leader in the Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain, or Ocean Shipping industry with an emphasis on Trucking.
  • Previous operational responsibility for at least 100 trucks and company drivers plus back-office employees, and several hundred pieces of equipment.
  • Have responsibility for all transportation including: operations, sales, P&L, budgeting, maintenance etc.,
  • Must have a successful track record operating and growing a profitable trucking business

Our client is a small to medium-size, asset based common carrier {dedicated rail, intermodal, and 3rd party equipment – plant support}. Client prefers someone from a similar size company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Driving new Sales growth
  • Leveraging Operation efficiencies
  • Ensure that work is being performed in compliance with company standards as well as local, state, and federal guidelines and regulations
  • Establish performance objectives, internal KPI’s, and Customer Metrics
  • Lead and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Review costs and marketing data to develop competitive rate offerings
  • Review and analyze vendors to ensure qualifications are met, and assist in negotiating service contracts
  • Experience with transportation management systems {TMS}
  • Knowledge of U.S. transportation and DOT regulations as it relates to trucking
  • Ability to identify complex problems, and review related information to develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
  • Knowledge of parts, equipment, maintenance and the mechanical operation of motor vehicle and associated equipment
  • Establish a safe work environment
  • Build, train and support a high performing transportation team
  • Develop top talent as part of overall growth
  • Oversee overall customer experience
  • Develop and implement processes to improve efficiency and profitability
  • Participate in rate and contract negotiations
  • Proactively lead your team to improve efforts to increase bookings of existing customer freight, drive new sales growth, leverage operational efficiencies, and significantly grow the carrier base
  • Ensure safety, maintenance, and record keeping in accordance with company policy and DOT standards.


  • Excellent communicator
  • Forward Thinker
  • Strategic / Tactical / Hands On
  • Collaborative

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