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Transportation Manager - Lee, MA

Lee, MA, US, 01238

Oldcastle Architectural
APG Lawn & Garden


Job ID:  279683


Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.


Job Summary


As a Transportation Manager located in Lee, MA for Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Northeast, you will be responsible for coordinating the movement of our products to customers, inventory, rate and driver management, and carrier recruitment. This individual will be an integral part of meeting all department, functional and organizational key performance indicators and will be responsible for regulatory compliance, monitoring transportation costs, management of transportation relationships and providing continuous improvement in the efficiency of the freight aspect of the business.  This position requires a commitment to work extended hours during shipping season as well as being a hands-on individual dedicated to dispatching while multi-tasking other responsibilities throughout each day.  


  • Planning load pickups/deliveries from multiple locations to optimize utilization of 3rd party carriers & private fleet, all while working within a fixed budget. 
  • Manage drivers and accounts on a daily basis.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships between other local Oldcastle companies.
  • Monitor transit times and deliveries to avoid service delays
  • Resolve service failure issues
  • Proactively communicate and respond to inquiries about available loads, load assignments and load status from Management, Sales and Customer Service
  • Review and research with new and existing transportation vendors; programs to reduce, replace and improve upon transportation costs
  • Ability to travel occasionally




  • Ability to work under pressure is a must
  • Experience with OTM and/or Omnitracs recommended
  • Electronic Log experience helpful
  • Minimum 3 years of applicable experience as a dispatcher or CDL driver
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and how they apply to fleet operations
  • Proven communication, organizational, time management skills and computer skills


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jun 3, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Pittsfield

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