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ID:  514345

Norfolk Va, US

Senior Director Truck & Depot Operations

Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 150,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.



Responsible for the overall management of Truck & Depot Operations in the US.  Sets goals, monitors work and evaluates results to ensure that departmental and organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and the mission of the organization.  Directly responsible for implementing and managing cost saving initiatives while managing operational spend.  Develop and maintain standards and policies for all truck operations.    Ensure highly productive relationships and partnerships for the benefit of the organization.  Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and commitment to quality.



  • Set and maintain standards and policies for truck & depot operations.
  • Maintain truck door delivery/pickup and service delivery levels that meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Direct and oversee loaded and empty truck operations as well as tracking system updating in relation to cost management and service delivery
  • In conjunction with Sourcing, develop a network of cost effective motor-carrier vendors for the movement of import and export cargo.
  • Develop and maintain working relationship with vendors including rail, trucking, and depots.
  • Responsible for successful management of the CMA CGM Domestic product
  • Work with Finance group to ensure policies and procedures are adhered to for accounts payable and receivable. 
  • Liaise with HO Line management and intermodal to ensure profitable results for the company
  • Analyze North America routing issues and implement improved routing plans with HO Line, Trade and NA operations in both CCA & CCC
  • Develop and implement cost savings initiatives and cost controls for all Truck  Operations, with specific focus on one way door delivery and round trip loaded Matchback truck savings.
  • Analyze weekly and monthly KPI’s
  • Identifies, implements and manages strategies to improve operational performance
  • Implements and manages cost savings initiatives
  • Analyzes operational data and trends in order to guide decision making
  • Analyzes operational spend to identify cost savings opportunities
  • Analyze service failures to determine root causes and identify methods to eliminate similar issues going forward
  • Review and approve AP invoices



  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in all inland operations, customer service, procurement, equipment, cargo management, M&R  and documentation functions
  •  Proficient in MS Office, LARA, Footprints, Mira and Ocean applications
  •  Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Knowledgeable of business operations (CS, EXP, IMP, Logistics, Intermodal)
  • Possesses strong leadership, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Demonstrates strong customer service skills and passion
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency
  • Detail-Oriented person with strong organizational skills
  • Identifies root causes to problems
  • Defines and resolves problems
  • Resolves conflict in a positive manner
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses excellent reporting and presentation skills
  • Possesses solid analytical skills
  • Delegates work and holds people accountable for completion
  • Manages multiple tasks and issues simultaneously (multi-tasking)
  • Possess meeting facilitation and leadership skills
  • Prioritizes challenges and issues
  • Works collaboratively with other departments and individuals
  • Maintains a strategic view
  • Ability to travel
  • Follows company policies and procedures



Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED

Master's Degree PREFERRED

Industry Experience 10-15 years REQUIRED

General work experience 5-10 years REQUIRED




Please ensure you are familiar with the CMA CGM Corporate Internal Mobility guidelines











Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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