Robert Granger

  • Transportation Manager/Logistics Planner, Manager
  • Feb 05, 2017
Full time Management Transportation / Warehouse

Personal Summary


Top-performing, forward-thinking, and results-driven professional and leader with extensive experience in transportation, supervision, freight operations, supply
chain, grocery industry and project management.

Adept at handling truck load and less than truckload planning as well as carrier procurement and customer and client relationship building. Well-versed at
providing training and supervision to staff toward productivity and operational efficiency. Analytical-thinker and developer of strategic action plans; expert at
identifying and resolving issues essential in improving processes. Equipped with well-honed communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to effectively
establish and maintain relationships; collaborate with cross-functional groups; and communicate with internal and external clients.

Work Experience

Dispatch Supervisor
Nov 2002 - Oct 2016 Purity Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Directed a nationwide dispatch group on freight movement operations and attainment of company goals
Led all facets of transportation operations, which included outbound, flip/inbound, and LTL
Worked with vendors and carriers on establishing and integrating designated standardized delivery lanes
Established long-term carrier relationships, thus increasing carrier availability and reliability
Successfully performed rate negotiation with carriers, meeting client and company expectations
Maintained strong relationships with corporate clients to meet and surpass set-forth goals
Aligned inventory orders as well as flip/Inbound orders to meet and exceed customer and corporate goals
Collaborated with sales teams and sourcing teams on customer and corporate requirements
Coached and motivated teams, which boosted operational efficiency and team morale
Earned the Caring, Attitude, Respect, and Teamwork (CART) Award

Supervisor
Mar 1998 - Aug 1998 CF Freightways, Inc.

Dock Supervision

Supervisor
Aug 1996 - Mar 1998 Central Transport

Dock Supervision & OS&D

Supervisor
Nov 1992 - Jul 1996 Overnite Transportation

Dock Supervision

Office Manager/Network Adm
Jan 1999 - Nov 2002 Speech Therapy

Office Management & Network Adm

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Central State University
Associate of Degree in Psychology
Tulsa Junior College