Position title
Fleet Manager / Trucking Operations Director
Description

MUST HAVE AT LEAST FOUR (4) YEARS OF TRUCKING EXPERIENCE!
Logistics division in Dayton, Ohio currently seeking a motivated Trucking Manager/COO to oversee daily Operations Supervision, Driver Recruitment, Safety, Load Planning and the Dispatching of team and solo local, regional and nationwide dry van, reefer, and flatbed/stepdeck owner-operators drivers.
We are seeking a competent and experienced TRUCKING MANAGER or TRUCKING CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER who has the experience for developing and growing such a company in Dayton.
This position reports directly to CEO/GM.
Trucking Company is EPA, USPS, Amazon and military-certified, with GPS and ELD units installed in every truck. The truck fleet is new with automatic transmissions.
Candidate must have over four (4) years of trucking experience and be able to complete the daily processes as described below. Don't waste anyone's time if you don't have minimum of 4 years of experience!

Responsibilities

Must have a good working knowledge of Over the Road Transportation.
Work with the GM and others to develop growth and strategy
Expand customer network and maintain relationships
Ability to negotiate and help get long-term direct ship contracts
Load Planning and coordinating both team and solo drivers.
Managing, training, mentoring staff.
Invoice projects in a timely fashion
Oversee purchase order creation and submittals
Administer and maintain safety programs
Effectively dispatching information to drivers to reach their locations timely and safely.
Help resolve arising issues that occur while drivers are working out in the field.
Maintaining records for the company to more efficiently accommodate the drivers.
Coordinating with multiple departments within the company. (e.g., Maintenance, HR, Accounting)
Contacts and communicates with drivers through phone calls, text messaging, ELD device.
Monitor trucks movement through use of GPS system
Must be available at all times, to help and answer questions, while on duty or when on call.
Responsible for assigned fleet of tractors and drivers, including, but not limited to effective management for optimum performance in the following categories:
-On-time pickup and delivery performance
-Out of route miles
-Hours of service compliance
-Driver availability
-Accommodation of special routing needs due to weather or driver/broker request
-Cost control
-Provide up to date and accurate information to customers/brokers as necessary

Qualifications

4+ years of logistics career experience
Position requires flexibility in schedule.
Must have strong communication skills; able give instructions clearly so that they are understood and executed correctly by our drivers and staff.
Must be able to perform under pressure and have strong organization skills with the ability to prioritize the urgency of the calls.
Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of a Transportation Management System (TMS) such as AscendTMS, Aljeks, FreightFlow, ITS Dispatch, etc., a big plus
Knowledge of loadboards like DAC a must
Knowledge of ELD systems a huge plus
Understanding of IFTA reports a must
Punctuality and reliability a must
Holding CDL Class A a big plus
A four-year college degree in Transportation and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business or Liberal Arts is preferred.

Job Benefits

Biweekly salary wage.
Annual review and increases
Bonuses based on safety scores (CSA) and ability to get long-term contracts.
Medical insurance co-payment.
Free annual health check-up
One week yearly paid vacation
MUST HAVE AT LEAST FOUR (4) YEARS OF TRUCKING EXPERIENCE! DON'T WASTE ANYONE'S TIME IF YOU DON'T!

Contacts

info@apiglobalco.com

Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Dayton, OH 45404
Base Salary
$$70,000 -$$85,000
Date posted
January 30, 2021
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