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Summary: Reporting to the Operations Manager or designated manager, direct the activities and personnel involved with transportation operations. Coordinate movement of fleet lease factory and consignment vehicles to and from the auction in accordance with corporate guidelines to ensure maximum production volume in the most profitable way possible. Perform all duties assigned by the Operations Manager or designated manager. Must know, practice and ensure that company policies and procedures and state or federal laws are followed at all times by persons under their jurisdiction. Job Description: 1.     Act as the single point of contact for all transportation within the local auction and ensure customers receive prompt, efficient and courteous attention. 2.     Develop freight opportunities throughout the US and Canada and develop transport capability by facilitating contractor services. 3.     Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the TMS program at the site. 4.     Manage all drivers at the auction and supervise transportation operations at the auction terminal (drivers, trucks and transportation staff), directing the efficient and safe transportation of vehicles to the required destination. 5.     Coordinate transportation activities between auction, customer, office and/or drivers to ensure the auction office can function in the most efficient, productive and profitable manner. 6.     Handle all Department of Transportation items for the local auction. 7.     Work with the Regional Transportation Managers to reduce networks costs and improve network service. 8.     Manage a Profit and Loss statement by reducing costs and enhancing revenue opportunities. 9.     Negotiate contracts with sublet carriers and ensure compliance with all contractual customer, contractor, and supplier agreements. 10.  Interview and select Transportation Department employees.  11.  Develop and train all employees within the Department by company standards and guidelines.  Monitor training conducted and ensure such training is according to company policy and procedures.  12.  Prepare and conduct performance appraisals for Transportation Department employees per company policy.  Maintain all wage and salary guidelines within the Department. 13.  Ensure proper follow-through on all directives, bulletins, schedules and accounting from the Operations Manager or designated manager or other corporate sources.  Build teamwork among the employees.  Maintain a good flow of communication with all personnel. 14.  Make sure all Transportation Department area conditions do not threaten employee or customer safety.  Respond to and follow proper procedures on employee and customer accidents, injuries, and loss or damage to any property.  Report all incidents to the Operations Manager or designated manager.  Educational Requirements and Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED required with three (3) to five (5) years experience as logistics and/or operations supervisor in the transportation industry required.   Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or related field preferred. Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license. Physical Requirements: The physical activity requirements of the position are from Light to Medium Physical Work.    Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision comparable to definitions for Clerical, Administrative, Machine Operators (including inspection) positions.  Physical Working Condition: This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions, including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, minor potential physical hazards, such as electrical, mechanical equipment and cleaning and pesticide chemicals; and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems, such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with internal and external service station/convenience food and petroleum dispensing operations. Note:  Refer to the Handbook and Policy Manuals for important addendum requirements to all job descriptions.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.   The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

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ADESA provides customers a whole car auction solution. We serve two main client types: institutional customers and dealers. Our institutional customers include: Vehicle manufacturers Banks, credit unions and other financial centers Vehicle finance companies Vehicle rental companies Fleet management companies Insurance companies The dealers who consign and purchase vehicles at ADESA auctions are licensed franchises and independent wholesale dealers. Dealer consignment vehicles include over-aged dealer inventory and unwanted dealer trade-ins.

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