Transportation Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Flemington
Job ID
Supply Chain


Johanna Foods is a state-of-the-art food manufacturer located in Flemington, New Jersey. Privately operated since 1995, Johanna Foods is now one of the country's largest producers and distributors of fruit juices, drinks and yogurt. Our products include the popular La Yogurt and Sabor Latino yogurt, Tree Ripe juices, Earth Wise juice beverages, Ssips and Sabor Latino drinks and nectars, and Ssips aseptic drink boxes, all using cutting-edge technologies and only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Johanna Foods is also a leading private label and co-pack juice and yogurt producer, manufacturing products for numerous leading retailers and brands.


What we offer:

Competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, vacation, and tuition reimbursement.


Job Summary:

The Transportation Manager plans, directs, and coordinates the transportation operations within the company.


  • Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking transportation vehicles and drivers to ensure for on time arrival.
  • Manage Hours of Service for Company drivers utilizing Electronic Logs.
  • Demonstrated expert with Electronic Log systems
  • Maintain relationships with Carriers. Source new carriers and negotiate rates.
  • Direct investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of operations and department in order to obtain use of equipment, facilities, and human resources.
  • Conduct investigations to determine root causes of transportation accidents, incidents and complaints. Identify actions to improve or avoid future occurrences.
  • Prepare management recommendations, such as fee and rate changes or schedule changes.
  • Conduct Driver/ Employee training sessions semiannually.
  • Ensure Company is complaint with all Federal, State and Local Departments of Transportations policies and regulations.
  • Plan, organize and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with the company requirements.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, and government regulations
  • Ensure compliance with Company Safe Quality Foods requirements.
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits
  • Monitor spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
  • Analyze expenditures and other financial information in order to develop plans for increasing margins and improving services.
  • Monitor, report and improve department’s performance and cost objectives.


  • Degree Preferred. Supply Chain or similar field.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in transportation.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • High level of interpersonal skills needed to communicate with internal and external customers in a calm, courteous and professional manner
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as Excel, Managing files and records and other office procedures.
  • Demonstrate good time management, prioritization, coordination, critical thinking, active learning, judgment, negotiation, complex problem solving, and service orientation.
  • Able to Multitask
  • Excellent skills in:
    • Excel
    • Word
    • General computer experience


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