Yusen Logistics, USA

Senior Manager Operations – Long Beach – USA

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ DOE


This position empowers you to build on the success of our Contract Logistics Group by managing a team and implementing best practices that ultimately benefits our clients. The Senior Manager of Drayage oversees and coordinates intermodal and port drayage operational activities for the organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations. Maximizes profits, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.


  • Responsible for implementation and administration of company policies, budgets and developing long range goals and objectives. Identifies and implements best practices across shifts and facilities.
  • Execution of 125k containers annually from port to SoCal facilities.
  • Oversight of day-to-day operations, drayage dispatchers, support representatives, carriers and brokers helping to ensure timely delivery of containers and scaling the business.
  • Operating a combined driver model of carriers: company, dedicated, and 3rd party.
  • Ability to formulate short-term and long-term plans for the drayage market and BCO’s.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, and FDA regulations.
  • Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations, driver capacity/labor cost and forecast data to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Analyzes department budget to identify variances and potential reductions (i.e. Supplies, Labor, Space) and allocates operating budget. Supports all financial reporting.
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities and offsite yard modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping yard inventory current.
  • Executes, monitors, and enhances safety and security procedures to ensure a safe work environment and reduce all safety related occurrences. Supports Kaizen and Quality initiatives.
  • Interfaces with customer to ensure satisfaction of customer requirements and requests.
  • Participates in the implementation of new customers to include but not limited to; assisting in determining rate schedule, planning required manpower to meet Service Level Agreements, writing and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
  • Provides consultation and analyses for contract negotiations and rates.
  • Conducts studies in areas of driver turn times, cost per move, and evaluates existing procedures and standards within department.
  • Leads/organizes special projects as required.
  • Provides direction to subordinate managers who supervise a mixture of non-exempt employees and temporary hourly associates. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and performance and productivity evaluation of 3+ shifts.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company policy and regulatory and legal requirements. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, recognizing, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and problem resolution.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years contract logistics, transportation, or terminal related experience at a management level
  • Prior experience with P&L management
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate a team and meet established goals.
  • Solutions oriented with the ability to propose new solutions and/or resolve customer issues
  • Proficiency with MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook
  • High level of organizational and time management skills
  • Bilingual English/Spanish+


 Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1st of the month following start date
  • 401k with a company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation, and much more.

About Yusen Logistics (Americas)

Yusen Logistics is a leading global provider of International Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, and Supply Chain Solutions. With over 24,000 employees across 45 countries, our extraordinary employees work towards a common goal of providing large and small companies across a variety of industries the logistics support they need to meet the demands of their customers.

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