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Operations Manager

| Greater LA Area
NEXT Trucking is looking for an energetic, creative, and data-driven Operations Manager who knows how to get things done. You’re an “A” player who is excited to join a fast-moving startup and wants to help improve the lives of drivers and change the logistics industry for the better.

Responsibilities and Opportunities

  • Lead a team of operations professionals to reliably move LTL freight for our customers (shippers) and grow our fleet of virtual carriers (drivers).
  • Continually identify and implement strategies that allow us to increase efficiency while simultaneously over-delivering on our customers’ expectations.
  • Lead a team to recruit new drivers onto our platform, onboard them, and make them raving fans of NEXT Trucking.
  • Hire, train, and develop a high-performing team.
  • Instill a discipline of making data-oriented decisions among our operations team.
  • Be relentless in making sure our customers are satisfied and view us as their preferred partner for moving freight.

What you'll need to be successful

  • A minimum of 4 years in a managerial operations role at a fast-growing environment.
  • Experience developing and preparing budgets and actively participating in financial reviews for your team.
  • Has led high-performing teams. Can recruit, develop, and motivate superior talent.
  • Successfully work to reach company goal in an environment where a wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Results-oriented, and able to work under pressure to deliver.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve their personal and team goals.
  • Ability to think outside the box and challenge established thinking with new ideas and approaches to solving problems.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a four-year university is highly preferred.

NEXT Trucking is a venture-backed company boldly taking on the challenge of digitizing the $450B freight trucking industry. Our technology is transforming the way shippers and truckers engage and communicate by creating an on-demand platform where shippers can instantly find truckers with capacity and be able to have real time tracking updates and transparency with the movement of their freight throughout the entire shipping process. NEXT was founded by Lidia Yan and Elton Chung with over 20 + years of experience in logistics and technology. We have raised over $21M led by Sequoia Capital. We have assembled a team with experience from companies such as C.H. Robinson, Apple, Idealab, Kareo and GoFundMe. Come join us as we innovate the transportation industry.

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An Insider's view of NEXT Trucking

What’s the vibe like in the office?

“Seeing the owners work just as hard and being present in the office inspires me to reach for higher goals.”


LTL Senior Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

“I look at our product as something that goes way beyond the technology itself. Creating the optimal carrier experience means getting close to our users and understanding their needs. There’s no better feeling than finding a solution that not only drives growth, but also makes drivers’ jobs a little bit easier and little bit more delightful.”


Product Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

"As a designer, one of the most important parts of being a successful designer is to always consider the system. We’re designing a system that spans online and offline so it’s critical that you think about how each piece fits into the system as a whole."


Director of Product Design

What is your vision for the company?

“We want to change the industry by streamlining the process for drivers to book loads and manage their trucks/fleets in an easy process so that they take a little bit of stress off their plate and enjoy what they do to the fullest.”


Sr. Transportation Representative

What is your vision for the company?

"My vision is to be a transparent transportation company. We want to be the advocates for carriers, both big and small."


Carrier Rep

What are NEXT Trucking Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
NEXT's 401(k) retirement plan matches up to 5% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Company Equity
NEXT offers stock options that vest over a three-year period.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NEXT's vacation policy includes two weeks paid time off for all employees and up to three weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
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