Director of Transportation

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Join Our Team: Director of Transportation

Are you a strategic leader with a passion for optimizing transportation operations? We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director of Transportation to lead our transportation department. In this pivotal role, you will drive initiatives to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve service quality. If you have a strong background in transportation and logistics management, excellent leadership skills, and a commitment to safety and customer satisfaction, we want to hear from you!

This position is based at our Pembroke, NH office. Please note that relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and Execute Strategies: Create and implement transportation strategies aligned with company goals.

Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and manage a high-performing transportation team, fostering a culture of accountability and excellence.

Optimize Operations: Implement best practices in routing, scheduling, and load planning to optimize fleet utilization and reduce transit times.

Compliance and Safety: Ensure compliance with all transportation regulations, safety standards, and environmental requirements.

Customer Focus: Collaborate with sales and customer service teams to align transportation services with customer needs and expectations.



Bachelor’s degree in business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
8-10 years of progressive experience in transportation and logistics management.
Strong knowledge of transportation regulations, safety standards, and industry best practices.
Proven leadership and team management skills.
Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities.
Proficiency in transportation management software and Microsoft Office Suite.

As a retailer-owned wholesale cooperative, Associated Grocers of New England (AGNE) is dedicated to the success of its members and committed to serving the needs of independent grocers. We achieve our mission through integrity, a supportive employee environment, concern for the communities we serve, efficient and innovative operations, and a commitment to excellence. AGNE is recognized in New Hampshire as the employer of choice. We attract great people, with great passion, working for a great purpose. Employees who build a career at AGNE enjoy:

Medical/dental/vision insurance
Health savings account with employer contribution
401K match
Profit sharing program
Flexible spending account
Life and AD&D insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Employee purchase program
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Vacation time off
Paid holidays/personal
Computer purchase program
Volunteerism policy
Well-being program with incentives
Committee Participation
And more!
AGNE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer dedicated to inclusion and diversity. If you are passionate about training, safety, and operational excellence, we invite you to apply. Click “Apply Now” to join our dynamic team and make a difference at AGNE!

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