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Fleet Manager at Mesilla Valley Transportation in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Description:

Position title

Fleet Manager

Description

Job Title: Fleet Manager
Location: MVT Nashville
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Employee Status: Exempt
Summary
The Fleet Manager is responsible for supervising drivers engaged in operating trucks and trailers. Key measures of success include:
- High utilization of drivers, tractors, trailers and other company resources
- Maintain a high percentage of target miles for fleet
- Maintain a low turnover of drivers supervised
- Strong call handling performance as measured by the Call Availability Report (CAR)
- Be recognized by team, peers, and drivers as a key supporter

Responsibilities

- Communicates in a clear and consistent manner with high integrity
- Accurately enters information into company computer systems
- Analyses and works with team members to solve problems
- Provides clear work instructions to drivers
- Direct drivers and company resources in a manner that maximizes utilization of both
- Key supporter for drivers supervised
- Organizes and assigns productive drivers to the most efficient routes to ensure deadlines are met.
- Continuously monitors and directs the arrival and departure of loads and drivers.
- Submits warning or termination forms to Fleet Manager when driver fails to comply with the procedures
- Assigns drivers to units and maintain truck/trailer performance by increasing truck miles to improve profitability
- Reports all late deliveries/pickups to appropriate regions planner
- Maintains the lowest possible driver turnover rate each month
- Utilizes satellite communication to correct truck alarms
- Coordinates driver time off to fit both the requirements of MVT policy and the needs of the drivers
- Monitors satellite communication to determine hours of driver service and to resolve driver log issues
- Analyzes and monitors the work quality, safety quality, attendance/punctuality, and behavior of drivers; disciplines when necessary
- Controls expenses such as layover/motel reimbursement and unloading/advances
- Improves fuel efficiency by limiting idle time and enforcing drivers to utilize the MVT partner truck stops when fueling trucks/trailers
- Reconciles Fleet in a timely and efficient manner

Qualifications

- High School Diploma or GED
- Strong customer service skills
- Supervisory experience of 15+ employees
- Proficient communicator in both English and Spanish language
- Strong knowledge of motor carrier operations and geography
- Intermediate mathematical and analytical skills
- Competent user of MS Office

Hiring organization

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Employment Type

Full Time

Industry

Transportation

Job Location

3750 Stewarts Ln, 37218, Nashville, TN, U.S.

Date posted

04/06/2020

Valid through

05/31/2020