J.B. Hunt Transport LTL Director of Transportation - ICS in Lowell, Arkansas
Job Opening ID:
00327035 LTL Director of Transportation - ICS (Open)
LTL Director of Transportation - ICS
United States of America
Job Description Summary:
As a Director of Transportation, you’ll be responsible for directing the overall activities of a Brokerage Branch Office within the Integrated Capacity Solutions segment. Your focus will be on developing and servicing new customers in a target market, earning acceptable rate of return on sales, maintaining growth targets and profitability, as well as growing and developing your staff. If you are enthusiastic, eager to be part of the cutting edge of third party logistics, and aspire for excellence, then Integrated Capacity Solutions is the place for you!
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
Full budget and P&L responsibilities.
Oversee the development and management of a network of outside carriers to move freight in the most efficient and profitable manner possible.
Responsible for performance of all carrier and sales personnel within your branch.
Establish & maintain a book of regular business.
Hire, train, and develop branch personnel to help them meet and exceed performance goals.
Maintain contact with other J.B. Hunt business unit for daily outsourcing needs
Foster a work environment that promotes J.B. Hunt’s values for people, performance, and ethics.
Meet or exceed required margin and revenue goals.
Two to four year degree and at least 6 years comparable J.B. Hunt and/or transportation brokerage experience and/or training.
Or at least 8 years comparable J.B. Hunt and/or transportation brokerage experience and/or training.
At least 3 years progressive management experience and/or training.
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency.
Experience managing a budget and P&L preferred.
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.
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.
“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”
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.