DSJ Global is currently partnered with a leading building materials company that is looking to bring on a Director of Transportation. The ideal candidate will bring expertise in scaling businesses, navigating regulatory frameworks, and optimizing transportation modes while fostering a collaborative team environment.
- 7+ years of experience in transportation leadership, with a focus on private fleet.
- Demonstrated P&L responsibility, handling budgets of $40 million or more.
- Proven track record in business growth and scaling operations.
- In-depth knowledge of national and state-level DOT regulations influencing daily operations.
- Expertise in various transportation modes, including Domestic Over the Road (OD/OS), Truckload (T/L), and Flatbeds.
- Background in managing a private fleet or related experience.
- Industry-specific familiarity, such as in manufactured housing, construction, or modular building transport.
- Previous involvement in large-scale technology implementations (e.g., Lytx, Samsara, TMS).
- Project management background, training, or certifications.
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, or MBA (preferred).
Other Key Abilities and Skills:
- Possesses a collaborative approach to business, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Maintains a strong "Customer First" mindset, prioritizing customer satisfaction.
- Demonstrates servant leadership, leading by example, and fostering a collaborative team environment.
- Proficient understanding of FMCSA compliance and regulations.
- Strong analytical skills and risk assessment capabilities.
- Excellent organizational and motivational abilities with keen attention to detail.
- Proficient in generating reports and formulating relevant policies.
- Exceptional problem-solving capabilities.
- Maintains a positive attitude and excels in a team-oriented environment.
- Willingness and ability to travel up to approximately 50% of the time.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- We offer full-time team members the flexibility to customize their health, dental, and vision benefits. Our competitive 401K programs, with investment options and company matching, help team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
- As part of our commitment to giving back, we provide paid time for team members to volunteer for causes that hold personal meaning through our impact program. We're proud to have earned recognition on Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and more.
- We also prioritize holistic wellness with programs covering physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual, and occupational aspects, available both online and in-person for team members.