Freeman Saint Paul , MN 55102
We're a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.
Freeman is seeking a Traffic Manager to be responsible for managing all local, intrastate and interstate motor vehicle dispatch responsibilities, supervising drivers and establishing schedules for drivers, vehicles, and equipment, as well as coordinating with other departments to facilitate synchronization. Additional duties include:
Manages all drivers and their activities, scheduling job assignments at specific hours and locations with continuous communication as to progress.
Works with Branch Management to help control and reduce labor hours and costs
Communicates with sales and operations via e-mail and other means in a timely manner to ensure excellent internal customer service
Communicates effectively with show site, freight and cross dock personnel, tracking trailer movement progress and assess labor calls, ensuring budgeted labor numbers are met.
Creates and enters all driver labor hour projections into the Labor Budgeting Tool and monitors on a daily basis
Projects, locates and secures additional lease trailers as needed; works with purchasing to ensure best possible pricing
Creates accurate records of trailer locations, including branch owned units; communicating with purchasing about trailers currently on or off lease to control costs
Follows Freeman's safety rules and procedures and operates in compliance with DOT standards. Conducts daily safety meetings with drivers.
Monitors safety inspections and logs for all Freeman vehicles; schedules maintenance and repairs as needed
Handles emergency calls after standard business hours.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum 4 years of industry experience
This individual must be energetic with positive attitude,
A team player with excellent communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to customer service
Knowledge of DOT regulations
Must maintain a valid state driver's license.
Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status. Freeman will consider, for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Equal Employment Opportunity Poster (English) * (Espaol) * Employee Polygraph Protection Act
The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Freeman, please e-mail Careers@freemanco.com.