Nov 15, 2021

Dedicated Fleet Manager

  • Covenant Logistics Group
  • Hartsville, SC 29550, USA
Full time Transportation Professional Driver Manager

Job Overview

The Transportation Fleet Manager III 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 a higher-level fleet management position with complex scope and responsibility. This position would typically work with fleet planner(s) and would be promotable to a planner role upon successful mastery of the planning process.

* 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, Workers 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 PTAs

* 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.


* 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


Competitive Compensation

* 401(k) match, Serious Health Condition Pay

Full Health Benefits Package

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Short & Long Term Disability, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

* Holidays, Birthday, Wellness Day, Vacation & Sick Time

Cultural Perks

* Casual Dress, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discount Program, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Adoption Assistance and Employee Assistance Program

Covenant Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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