Transportation Manager Interview Preparation Guide
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Transportation Manager based Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience as Transportation Manager. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

47 Transportation Manager Questions and Answers:

1 :: Explain do you currently hold the proper endorsements and licenses?

As the operator of any mode of travel, a list of credentials is necessary. Be prepared to discuss the types of transportation vehicles you have operated. Have your credentials with you, as you may be asked by the interviewer to present them. Also be sure that they are current and authentic. If this question is not asked during the interview, your credentials will still need to be verified before being hired.

2 :: Explain the abilities you have in order to work with us as transportation manager?

I have the ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing, listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences, communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem, communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

3 :: Why are you the best candidate for us as Transportation Manager?

I couldn't comment on other candidates for the job, but I can say that, having now been working in this industry for over a decade I have built up a very enviable amount of experience which I think other candidates would find hard to beat. For instance, I acted in this position for almost a year successfully managing a cluster which included three supervisors. Two of them I trained because they were new to the position. I did all the maps for my cluster and having no experience in map reviews was told that I did an excellent job. I also routed and kept pre k routes up to date. While acting in the TCM positon, I still managed to perform my duties and complete all required work for my current position. I believe my previous track record is clear evidence of what I would be able to achieve for you if you decide to appoint me to the role. I'm ambitious, high driven and I relish a challenge.

4 :: Do you know what is Carton Clamps?

It is the most versatile attachment used for handling and transporting multiple unpalletized products such as furniture, carton, appliances, etc.

5 :: Tell me what is activity based costing?

It is a method which helps in the breakdown of the costs into specific activities in order to maintenance of accuracy in the distribution of costs in product costing.

6 :: Explain from health and safety point what are things to be taken care while warehouse transportation?

☛ Don't leave items in aisles on the floor or perched insecurely on a surface
☛ Clean up all spills immediately
☛ Don't block fire exits, sprinklers or fire extinguishers
☛ Put items in their assigned places
☛ Don't leave sharp tools or cutters perching out
☛ Keep cord and wires off the floor
☛ Report loose flooring or tripping hazards
☛ Dispose of trash immediately in proper containers

7 :: Tell us are you familiar with the safety regulations for this mode of transportation?

Before you are hired for a company, an employer wants to be assured that you are willing to comply with all safety precautions. If you are transitioning to a similar, but different mode of transportation than the one you were trained in, take the time to educate yourself. Be as familiar as you can about the safety rules. Knowing the specific safety needs of the vehicle you plan to operate is of the utmost importance.

8 :: Tell me how would you describe (needed transportation manager or your) work style?

My work style matching exactly what cashier job requires by: being honest and ethical, being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

9 :: Tell me how many years experience do you have in the transportation field?

I have sixteen years experience in the transportation field.

10 :: Tell me what is SKU number?

Stock Keeping Unit also referred as SKU number is a unique code used to identify particular line items.