J.B. Hunt Transport Transportation Manager in Rochester, New York

Job Opening ID:

00226536 Transportation Manager (Open)

Job Title:

Transportation Manager




United States of America


New York



Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

As a Transportation Manager, you are responsible for expanding your branch’s revenue by marketing J.B. Hunt’s transportation solutions and services, growing and managing our network of 3rd party carriers to efficiently move freight, and monitoring the performance and development of a group of carrier and/or sales personnel. If you are enthusiastic, eager to be part of the cutting edge of third party logistics, and aspire for excellence, then Integrated Capacity Solutions should be the next step in your career!

Job Description:


  • Identify customer needs and provide 3rd party logistics solutions

  • Initiate and maintain effective relationships with customers for branch growth

  • Negotiate rates with customers to maximize profitability

  • Develop and manage a network of outside carriers to move freight in the most efficient and profitable manner possible

  • Responsible for performance and development of a group of carrier and/or sales personnel within a branch

  • Establish & maintain a book of regular business

  • Maintain contact with other J.B. Hunt business unit for daily outsourcing needs

  • Meet or exceed required margin and revenue goals.


  • Two/Four year degree and at least 24 months of comparable JBHT or transportation/brokerage experience and/or training

  • Or at least 36 months comparable JBHT and/or transportation/brokerage experience and/or training

  • Previous management experience preferred.

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency.

  • Must be willing to be on call 24 hours a day

  • Must be able to deal effectively and tactfully with customer and employees in a fast-paced, stressful work environment.

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Must be willing to travel.


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.