Fleet Operations Manager

JW Logistics - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)


Fleet Operations Manager

About The Company:

Our client, J.W. Logistics started in 2011 with a vision to be the premier provider of middle and last mile transportation and logistics solutions supporting the explosive growth of E-Commerce and consumer demand. In just 6 years J.W Logistics has grown into 45+ US Markets, and there is no end in sight! JW Logistics is embedded with premier E-Commerce titans, supporting their needs set by the 21st century shopper.

Locations:

  • San Antonio
  • Houston
  • Phoenix
  • Baton Rouge
  • Detroit
  • Kansas City

Summary:

We are seeking a Fleet Operations Manager who will serve as the main point of contact for and direct supervisor to Owner Operator Drivers. You will grow and develop the driver of fleet as well as overseeing the operation. You will be responsible for executing daily tasks to generate revenue and mitigate costs by providing quality customer service, maximizing driver and equipment utilization, promoting safety (accident avoidance and adherence to DOT regulations) and developing relationships with Owner Operator Drivers to build driver retention.

Role you will play:

  • Main point of contact for Owner Operator Drivers and running the operation
  • Manage the day-to-day operations for a fleet of Owner Operator drivers
  • Continually monitor key performance metrics directly related to revenue generation and cost mitigation
  • Safety – compliance with DOT regulations and Accident Avoidance
  • Driver Retention – develop relationships that retain Owner Operator Drivers
  • Counsel, coach and train Owner Operator Drivers as necessary
  • Ensure Owner Operator Driver settlement sheets are accurate with issues corrected quickly
  • Monitor driver productivity real time via in-cab communication technology
  • Ensure Owner Operator Drivers utilize in-cab technology for proper dispatch systems integration
  • Provide prompt communication regarding issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with others both internally with employees and externally with customers and vendors in a professional manner to ensure successful business transactions
  • Ability to quickly assess operational status, formulate a plan of action and execute efficiently

Background Profile:

  • Prior experience growing and developing drivers, specifically owner operators
  • Expert knowledge of government DOT regulations
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required
  • Valid Driver’s License along with an excellent driving history

Compensation:

  • Base salary
  • Bonus potential

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's