Jeff Hollenbeck is the Director of Operations at Barnhart Transportation and Affiliates, a leading provider of transportation and logistics services. With almost 20 years of experience in the industry is a veteran leader who has a track record of successfully managing and optimizing transportation and supply chain operations. Jeff is known for his ability to develop and implement effective strategies that improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction.
In his role as Director of Operations, Jeff is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's operations, including safety, dispatch, brokerage, warehouse, and asset management for both Barnhart’s Erie, PA, and Charleston, SC terminals. He has also overseen numerous plant relocations throughout the United States. Jeff has extensive experience in software implementation at the enterprise level. He managed the conversions to a new transportation management system in 2017 and a fleet management software in 2019. In 2021. Jeff was instrumental in opening a new transportation terminal hub in Charleston, SC.
Jeff is a lead-by-example leader and holds his CDL A license, and TWIC, TSA, FEMA, and DOD credentials so he can help out his team where needed.
Jeff is passionate about his responsibilities as a leader and acts as a mentor in the workplace. Through these relationships, he is able to effectively motivate and manage his team to succeed and reach their professional goals. He also serves as a board member for the company’s non-profit Barnhart Gives, which provides funding and advocacy for children managing health-related challenges.
Jeff is a 2010 graduate of the Mercyhurst University Municipal Police Training program. Heavy Duty Trucking magazine recognized him as an Emerging Leader for his contributions to the trucking industry in 2021.
Jeff is a native of Erie, PA, and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and children. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys traveling, hunting, and volunteering in his community.