Manager, Transportation

Winland Foods

The Transportation Manager role is responsible for the procurement of North America transportation services for all business. Including inbound, intercompany, and outbound to customer. Balancing the best combination of service, capacity, and total cost.

Employee Type:

Full time


US Works from Home

Job Type:

Supply Chain Logistics

Job Posting Title:

Manager, Transportation

Job Description:


Responsible for all procurement activities related to securing competitive transportation services for all assigned business that result in the lowest landed total cost with the highest possible service level. Secure surge volume capacity as required.

In partnership with 3PL for transportation operations, complete planned RFP’s.

Assist in the preparation of annual Transportation budget and analyze monthly variances.

Analyze our transportation network and develop proposals for service, capacity and cost improvements.

Help develop and maintain strategic carrier relationships and transportation performance KPI reports for all relevant transportation modes including conducting carrier meetings/reviews.

Manage accountability of transportation 3PL and carrier compliance.

Hold mini RRP’s as needed to support new or changing transportation lanes.

Education and experience:

Bachelor Degree in related field – Business, Transportation, Logistics preferred

3-5 years Transportation experience.


Carrier management and procurement experience preferred.

Experience working with E2open transportation management system.

Technical Skills:

Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, TMS applications, SAP

Ability to interface with other functional areas including carrier management.

Thorough understanding of surface transportation management terms and concepts

Proven analytical, problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills.

Experience with all transportation modes including temp controlled freight.

EEO Statement:

Winland Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Winland Foods is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.