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Posted 7-21-17

The CISCO Companies
602 N. Shortridge Road ∙ Indianapolis, IN 46219

Company Description: The CISCO Companies, based in Indianapolis, Indiana distributes over 20,000 products to familyowned
dealers across a seven state area on a weekly basis. Our wide range of products includes seed, lawn and garden
supplies, farm supplies, feed ingredients, bird seed, and pet supplies. Founded in 1965, we have seen steady growth
over the past 50 years. Come join our family and grow along with us.

​Job Title: Assistant Transportation Manager

​Position Overview:
The Assistant Transportation Manager is responsible for helping to plan, direct, and oversee all transportation functions
and to ensure deliveries are performed safely, on time, and in accordance with DOT regulations. This person will
coordinate closely with our customers, vendors, and sales representatives to obtain information, identify needs, and
investigate and resolve problems. Additionally, this person will be challenged to help improve efficiencies, eliminate
deficiencies, and continuously seek to improve our service to our customers and vendors. The Assistant Transportation
Manager will be required to maintain and improve CISCO’s professionalism, as well as, increase our reputation for
superior customer service.

 Assist with scheduling daily routes
 Organize Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipments
 Monitor and report on transportation costs
 Research and present cost‐saving shipping recommendations
 Ensure shipping documents are properly recorded and filed
 Stay up‐to‐date with DOT and HAZMAT rules and regulations
 Ensure compliance with company policies
 Assist with coordinating maintenance and repair of transportation vehicles
 Submit damage claims to transportation companies
 Reconcile transportation and shipping invoices
 Organize quarterly safety training for drivers
 Assist in inbound load coordination
 Negotiate with vendors on pricing and resolution of issues
 Organize yearly freight quotes from brokerage companies

 Excellent organizational and communication skills
 Proficient in Microsoft Office
 Able to read road atlas and/or maps
 Willing to work additional hours during peak season(s), if needed
 Detail‐oriented
 Self‐motivated
 Industry experience preferred

​​Please submit resumes to:

​Chris Wickard
Transportation Manager
317‐357‐7013 ext. 317
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all‐inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the
ongoing needs of the organization.


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