Transportation Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.
Also called: Fleet Manager, Train Operations Manager, Trainmaster, Transportation Manager

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • bringing people together to solve differences

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Cadre Technologies Cadence Transportation Management System
  • IBM i2 Transportation Manager
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Freight Rail Crew Optimization Scheduling FRCOS software
  • IMSure Solutions SHIPflex
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Structured query language SQL

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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