The primary purpose of the Senior Fleet Manager role is to manage a team of Fleet Managers to include all inbound and outbound activities for a fleet of non-union drivers in a manner that is safe, productive and timely.
The Senior Fleet Manager is at the center of an unpredictable, deadline-driven environment. Our customers require individuals who think on both a detailed and big picture scale, and who are capable of making appropriate decisions “on the fly.” The value that you bring to this organization relies on your ability to challenge and motivate your Fleet Managers to always achieve key performance indicators in a compliant manner.
Drive a high level of engagement with your Fleet Managers – commit to the career success and personal growth through positive working relationships included training and development
Review scheduled pick-up and delivery appointments daily. Confirm that each driver is fully informed of all customer and company expectations on every load at the point of dispatch
Coordinate drivers’ scheduled home time, down time, current status, and predicted time available
Address safety non-conformance and violations/incidents. Counsel drivers who are out of compliance with DOT and arrange for specific re-training to help them regain good standing
Escalate matters impacting on-time delivery to appropriate stakeholders as they occur