Fleet Manager / Driver Supervisor - Mt. Juliet, TN

Primary Function:

 Manage assigned fleet of equipment and directly supervises approximately 40 employee over-the-road (OTR) professional drivers to ensure service, availability and productivity to best serve customer needs, while balancing driver miles, home time, performance and profitability.

Description:

  • Supervises and directs work of drivers to maximize productivity and provide safe, on time delivery to our valued customer base while balancing the driver's miles, home time and performance.
  • Responsible for managing customer delivery commitments which includes supervising driver time off requests for vacations, personal time off, equipment maintenance issues and traffic delays.
  • Supervise and encourage driver optimum performance and satisfaction by proactively monitoring driver wait time at shippers and consignees, dwell time between loads, address driver complaints/grievances and take action on behalf of the driver as needed, including determining when additional pay is appropriate, approved and in process.
  • Insure prompt payroll processing for drivers with proactive steps and communication with payroll department as needed.
  • Maximize productivity and utilization of assigned fleet of equipment and employee over-the-road (OTR) professional drivers through communication and proactive steps with maintenance, planning, safety and customer service departments.
  • Compute daily checklist to ensure compliance with company goals (KPIs) and verification of all fundamental accomplished.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate well and effectively with others (verbally and written)
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and train others
  • Ability to solve problems and ability to work in high pressure situations, using independent judgement and discretion
  • Detail oriented and computer based keyboard skills

 Education Required: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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