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Transportation Managers  (NOC 0713)
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Transportation managers of operations plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of transportation companies such as railways, airlines, bus lines, municipal transit systems, shipping lines and trucking companies, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. Transportation managers of freight traffic plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate companies or departments responsible for the transportation and movement of goods, under the direction of a general manager or other senior manager. They are employed by transportation, freight forwarding and shipping companies and by transportation departments of companies in retail and manufacturing sectors and utilities.

bus company manager, flight operations manager, freight forwarding manager, marine superintendent, railway freight manager, superintendent, rail operations, traffic manager, transport department manager, transportation manager, urban transit system manager.

Transportation managers, operations perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a transportation company
  • Set operations policies and standards, including determination of safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods, and ensure compliance with transport regulations
  • Oversee dispatch of vehicles, vessels or aircraft
  • Control the company or departmental budget, including acquisitions
  • Monitor company's or department's performance, prepare reports for senior management, and plan for changes to schedules and policies
  • Recruit personnel and oversee their training.
Transportation managers, freight traffic perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of companies or departments responsible for co-ordinating, arranging and monitoring the transportation and movement of goods
  • Arrange for shipping documentation and oversee the scheduling and dispatching of goods and the tracking and tracing of goods in transit
  • Set performance goals, oversee the setting of transportation service rates and monitor revenue
  • Develop plans and procedures for the transportation and storage of goods
  • Negotiate with carriers, warehouse operators and insurance company representatives for services and preferential rates
  • Control the departmental budget
  • Recruit personnel and oversee their training.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bishop's Falls, Bonavista, Botwood, Catalina, Clarenville-Shoal Harbour, Gambo, Gander, Gillesport, Grand Falls-Windsor, Hare Bay, La Scie, Lewisporte, Musgrave Harbour, New-Wes-Valley, Port Union, Springdale

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Outlook & Prospects for Transportation Managers in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Transportation Managers in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region N/A N/A

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014 Week of Mar 17 - Mar 21, 2014
  • The Captain Earl W Winsor, the vessel that services Fogo Island and Change Islands is out of service due to rudder problems. Temporary air services are being provided in the interim.
Week of Oct 14 - Oct 18, 2013
  • The M/V Captain Earle W. Winsor vessel that services the Fogo/Change Island area will be going on refit this week for 12-16 weeks. The Beaumont Hamel and the Sound of Islay will replace the vessel with increased runs to provide sufficient service.
Week of Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2013
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