Freight Captain - Mid-Atlantic Division

Frederick, MD, US, 21703

Lawn & Garden Mid-Atlantic


Job ID:  489515


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.




A Freight captain is a member of the Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Mid-Atlantic team responsible for supporting the sites assigned in their territory.  They provide training and support to dispatch and Shipping and Receiving teams.  They also oversee and are responsible for overall shipping data management related to the KPIs for logistics.


This role is flexible to be located in any Lawn & Garden Mid-Atlantic location.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist with training and support for dispatchers and Shipping/Receiving clerks
  • Attend bi-weekly ship well call with leadership team
    • Lead call in Transportation Managers’ absence
  • Assist with EDI registration
  • Ensure loads are getting to the correct warehouse based on items ordered
  • Oversee load planning process
  • Maintain copacker relationships and communication regarding inventory levels and shipping
  • Manage and analyze transportation expenses
  • Assist with annual carrier meetings
  • Assist with rate negotiations
  • Approve higher rates when applicable
  • Review Open Order Report, Freight Operations Report and Freight Optimizer daily and respond accordingly
  • Maintain Northeast 3 Day Report responses
  • Work company projects assigned by management
  • Work closely with Customer Service and Operations to understand product availability, logistics issues and customer requirements
  • Investigate/Research billing and claims issues
  • Plan and host annual dispatch meeting with Transportation Manager


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Dec 5, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Supply Chain, Logistics, Data Management, Warehouse, Operations, Data, Manufacturing