Our client in the distribution industry has an immediate opening for Transportation Manager

Location: Nicholasville, KY
Start Date: Hiring Immediate

We offer:

  • Health Insurance – Day 1
  • 401(K)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays


1 shift


  • The Transportation Manager establishes and maintains the smooth operation of the Transportation department at a distribution center.
  • Outbound transportation experience at a distribution center; experience using Trimble/PeopleNet or similar transportation management systems (TMS); prior positions that offered increasing responsibility levels.
  • Assist with providing 24-hour coverage.
  • Maintain a properly staffed and trained department that offers the highest levels of logistics support to the warehouse.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all delivery and backhaul activities.
  • Drive key performance indicators for cost savings.
  • Efficiently utilize manpower via proper scheduling and training to provide the highest levels of customer service at the store level


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.
  • 5+ years experience with all facets of outbound transportation; knowledge of distribution systems, including routing and backhaul/transfer procedures.
  • 4+ years of accounting, planning, analytical, and/or reporting experience; ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
  • Experience managing large numbers of driving staff; experience with hiring, training, and motivating teammates and resolving employee relations issues.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Access).

Since June 2020 – Canadian Executive Search Group Inc. (CES) a leading provider of staffing
services and solutions has been acquired by Arrow Workforce Solutions (AWS), a premier
provider of employment services throughout North America. We are a full cycle recruitment
agency. The experience of CES and AWS enables us to offer a more refined and innovative
approach for recruitment solutions for both contract and permanent positions within the
Engineering, I.T, Finance, Management, Automation, Skilled Trades, Administration, Health Care
and Light Industrial industries.

Want to apply? Please email your resume to  heather@canadianexecutivesearch.com


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