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Area Manager/Transportation Manager

San Antonio, TX 77032

Posted: 05/17/2024 Industry: Administrative Job Number: 34051

Job Description

Job Description 

AREA MANAGER –San Antonio, TX  

Come join the team! 

A national logistics company experiencing exceptional growth within the Final Mile Transportation field. Seeking an AREA MANAGER based in San Antonio, TX, to work with a great national team in a fast-paced collaborative environment. This position will also serve the Grand Rapids, MI territory which will necessitate occasional travel to the region. This position offers great potential for your career growth and advancement. If you have final mile logistics management experience, are a quick learner and have a great work ethic, we want to talk to you.



  • 8AM –5 PM Monday through Friday 


SALARY RANGE: $65, 000 - $75, 000/YEAR DOE + Bonus 


  • Medical Insurance 

  • Dental Insurance 

  • Vision Insurance 

  • Vacation, Holiday & Sick time  

  • Life Insurance  

  • 401K 



Core duties and responsibilities include the following, plus other duties that may be assigned: 

  • Coordinate transportation, routing, customer interaction, and dispatching in accordance with policies, principles and procedures established by the Regional and National Operations Manager. 

  • Confer with customers and representatives of associated industries to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in the area. 

  • Develop plans for efficient use of resources. 

  • Review costs and improve profitability in the markets. 

  • Review operations and implement improvements. 

  • Utilize logistics IT programs to optimize procedures. 

  • Solicit bids from vendors and work directly with Regional Manager for contract negotiations. 

  • Plan and track the shipment of final products according to customer requirements. 

  • Keep logs and records for all customer related, services. 

  • Prepare accurate reports for management. 

  • Read production schedules, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, and requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.




  • Supervise employees in the given area and ensure they are sufficiently staffed and trained. 

  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with policies and applicable laws. 

  • Responsibilities include: Interviewing, hiring, and training employees;planning, assigning and directing a team;appraising performances;addressing complaints and resolving problems;following protocol for interactions with vendors. 

  • Full profit and loss responsibility.




  • High School diploma or equivalent 

  • Associate degree preferred.




  • 5 –10 years of logistics experience is required. 

  • Management experience is required. 

  • 5+ years' experience in the transportation industry. 

  • Skills in navigating the Internet, proficiency in MS Office, CRM Software and Outlook email. 

  • Excellent written and verbal skills. 

  • An understanding of HIPPA rules and regulations is a plus.




The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 



PAY: $65, 000 - $75, 000/PER YEAR DOE (PAID WEEKLY) + Quarterly Bonus 


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