Skills Transportation Manager near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a transportation manager in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Managers in transportation (NOC 0731).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Oversee the setting of transportation service rates and monitor revenue
  • Ensure transport compliance with regulations
  • Negotiate for services and preferential rates
  • Oversee the scheduling and dispatching of vehicles and goods
  • Establish and implement policies and standards for the transportation and storage of goods
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
  • Monitor company's or department's performance, prepare reports for senior management, and plan for changes to schedules and policies
  • Arrange for shipping documentation and the tracking and tracing of goods in transit
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