Job Description

We are seeking a Linehaul Manager in the East Moline, IL area for a large freight forwarder. 

Job description: 

  • Coordinates with Central Dispatch and the Outbound Operations Manager on a daily/nightly basis regarding the timely movement of scheduled freight.
  • Communicates assignments received from Central Dispatch to the drivers, leads the drivers in Individualized Quality (IQ) workgroups, and assists Central Dispatch with driver-to-load scheduling decisions.
  • Responsible for ensuring that drivers comply with programs and policies governing the reporting of hours worked, the maintenance of mileage logs, safety and
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, and takes corrective action if drivers fail to comply.
  • Responsible for the supervision of the Linehaul clerical staff.

Job requirements:

  • Responsibilities Strong customer relation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform job functions accurately at all times.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and related software.
  • Qualifications 2 years of Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight experience and/or business leadership experience
  • A High School Diploma or GED is requiredUnique Word Terms (on EVERY resume)
  • Strong operational background with an LTL carrier required.
  • Previous linhaul operations required.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage other people remotely in a matrix organization
  • Works closely with senior management to provide weekly and monthly reports
  • Reports into director of operations
  • Work hours start at 4 pm