The State

1401 Shop Road
Columbia , SC
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Transportation Manager

The State
Columbia, SC Full time
Posted on September 11, 2017

Responsible for overall transportation operation for the State Media Company.  Transportation manager ensures optimal operational efficiency by developing and managing the annual budget to include the regular assessment of inventory and expenses.  This job classification requires knowledge of transportation logistics, fleet operations; administrative office practices, accounting policies and procedures, and the ability to assist in the smooth operation of the department on a daily basis.  Our operation is a nightly operation and must be available to work flexible hours.  

Duties include but are not limited to:  

  • Budget and operational planning
  • Analyze and creates truck routing and contract hauling
  • Plan, direct and record EPA, OSHA, DHEC, DOT and Company requirements
  • Work as a liaison between various departments to ensure timely product delivery
  • Manage and coordinate vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Responsible for all fleet records, insurance and accident claims
  • Maintain/order fleet supplies including fuel and repair parts
  • Develop safety procedures 


  • Proven work experience as transportation manager or a similar role 
  • Must possess strong mathematical ability
  • Geography knowledge
  • Logistical smarts
  • Proficient with Microsoft work and Google Docs 
  • Ability to supervise and train staff

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