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Transportation Fleet Manager II

Company: Landair, Inc.
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Transportation Fleet Manager II is a key operations link between the organization and

both drivers and customers. The primary responsibilities of this position are to coach/mentor a group

of experienced drivers and achieve specific customer service and key company goals. This position is typically a mid-level fleet management position with moderately complex scope and responsibility. This position would include some planning. Would be promotable to Fleet Manager III upon demonstrated experience & proficiency and/or increased responsibilities and fleet size.

Responsibilities

  • Manage dedicated road drivers and assist with local fleet
  • Assist in managing messaging for overall operation
  • Responsible for Service Failures (Driver, Dispatch, Planning), Communication, Equipment, Utilization, Driver Turnover, Fuel ( MPG, out of network, idle time of equipment, out of route miles), Safety (Safety Initiative, Accidents, Worker's Comp, Random Drug), Maintenance (PM Services, Equipment Inspections)
  • Goals:
  • Know the current status of all trucks in your fleet
  • Meet the customer requirements, both internal (drivers, coworkers) and external customers (clients)Our goal is 99% or better for external customers
  • Retain a quality driving force by exceeding the needs of our customers and drivers
  • Profitability through providing consistent utilization of miles
  • Accurate computer data at all times in order to eliminate errors
  • Protect the public and the financial well-being of the company by following the legal hours of service at all times without exception
  • Expectations:
  • Accurate PTA's
  • Pull 8 week average miles for fleet/evaluate
  • Work with internally to maximize utilization
  • Work equipment in for PM services -- Goal 0 overdue
  • Go over the shift turnover from the previous shift and take the required action
  • Monitor all equipment throughout the day
  • Ensure that all messages from drivers are answered within 15 minutes
  • Update customer on all situations that will effect service
  • Check driver expectations daily
  • Address all driver issue identified as quickly as possible -- Involve a manager when necessary
  • Update driver Comments Fields as needed
  • Ensure all equipment is running and all drivers available
  • Maintain driver weekend schedule
  • Be available for your on call weekend
  • Communicate with customer, driver, manager
  • Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of Covenant Transport Services.

Qualifications

  • The ability the work in a fast paced and always changing environment
  • The ability to manage people effectively
  • 4 year degree preferred or 4 year experience
  • AS400 experience is preferred but not required
  • Transportation experience a MUST
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and Driver HOS necessary

Landair is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Landair, Inc., Kingsport , Transportation Fleet Manager II, Other , Kingsport, Tennessee

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