Ryder System Director Transportation Management in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Position Description

The Director Transportation Management is responsible for all client facing transportation management activities including field operations and implementation of new TM business with an emphasis on organic growth.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Logistics or related field or (8) eight years equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of (10) ten years of transportation operations experience, including: carrier management, transportation planning, project management and supervision

  • A minimum of (5) five years supervisory experience

  • Experience in developing budgets, cash flow analysis, charge-back allocations, and making financial recommendations such as buy/build, lease/purchase, etc.


  • Aptitude to gain further competency in Statistical and/or Transportation Analysis tools (Minitab, SAS, Metlab, i2, Tmod, ILPS)

  • Ryder TM Operating Tools (Miles, TIS, i2TMS, Ryder On line)

  • Advanced knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components

  • Develop transportation strategy to support client's logistics strategy

  • Define transportation strategy based on new business requirements

  • Deep knowledge of Supply Chain Management including IT knowledge, large account management, and financial acumen

  • Proven leadership, change management, initiative, and planning skills

  • Strong written, oral, and presentation skills


  • Deliver world class customer service by delivering agreed to customer service levels and metrics

  • Accountable for profitability of the client portfolio and achievement of financial targets. Recruitment and development of key business talent

  • Work cohesively with all Ryder internal SMEs including sales, TMC operations, SCE, Marketing, Pricing, Finance, and IT

  • Accepts personal and professional accountability for customer satisfaction

  • Flawless implementation of new transportation management operations

  • Support of business development activities required to significantly grow transportation management service offering, with an emphasis on organic growth

  • Work closely with the TM services group to ensure client requirements are communicated and issues quickly resolve

  • Hire, identify, retain and actively promote highly-talented team members by feeding the organization with talent

  • Adopt a program of continuous improvement that yields year-over-year advantages to client base and Ryder

  • Identify business opportunities and quantify economic impact of alternatives actions, with an emphasis on organic growth

  • Qualification of business development prospects flow and operational feasibility and profitability perspective

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-60326

Category Operations Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 30-40%

Position Code 8910