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Fleet Manager - Auto Transportation PM

Company: Carmax
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Logistics Fleet Manager - Nights Mon-Fri
CarMax, the way your career should be!


Responsible for regularly managing and directing the work of a team of Fleet Drivers, Dispatchers, Coordinators, Analysts, Logistics Associates, or other positions deemed necessary in performing the Transportation related operational functions within a designated territory.


Associate Development:

  • Directly manage territory Fleet Drivers including the performance development, scheduling and training, etc.
  • Work with internal fleet drivers to share goals and strategy in local market
  • Ensures positive associate engagement and associate development through timely and- effective feedback, to include individual meetings, file reviews, performance management, and the Annual Performance Review (APR) process

    Executing day to day operational logistics functions:
    • Problem solve and exercise judgement to make modifications to daily routes to accommodate the needs of customers
    • Directly manage regional fleet drivers including fleet safety within the region
    • Achieve daily KPI metrics to include 98% or better on time performance score, Bill of Lading utilization as determined in each lane by the senior manager, dwell time management
    • Develop delivery routes and maintain contact with drivers throughout the day by answering incoming calls
    • Cultivate strong relationships with drivers and customers
    • Monitor route changes or road construction issues and work with drivers to establish new routes for timely deliveries
    • Champion and implement both company and store initiatives for consistent execution, continuous improvement and ensures team is trained on CarMax standards
    • Utilize reports, analyzes information, and monitors trends to identify opportunities in the territory
    • Monitors standard reporting for their territory to determine priority level of moves.
    • Communicate to key stakeholders all pertinent information captured after all store visits, conference calls, work groups and team meetings.
    • Partners across Merchandising, Operations, & Sales to produce daily ship plan with staffing targets
    • Partner with third party vendors to provide fleet coverage as needed
    • Manage daily hub operations which includes coordination of shipping and receiving
    • Partner with Senior store leadership to address operational constraints
    • Responsible for maintenance and repairs for all fleet equipment to include scheduling and partnering with lease vendors
    • Displays financial responsibility

      Internal Fleet Management:
      • Monitor Telogis for violations or safety concerns and provide feedback to fleet drivers.
      • Coordinates with Background Screening and ensures all internal fleet driver DOT qualification documents, and DOT requirements, are current and in compliance with DOT regulation.
      • Work with CarMax telematics solution to measure fleet performance
      • Communicate KPIs to ensure service alignment & visibility to stores
      • Partner with Home Office Logistics team to align performance and future needs.


        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily.-The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Management Development Program completion preferred.


        Multi-task in a high energy, fast-paced work environment Speak, listen, and write effectively in dealings with customers and associates across departments Read, interpret, and transcribe data in order to maintain accurate records Make independent judgments regarding critical business decisions Identify business opportunities and suggest improvements

        Education and/or Experience: -

        Previous management experience with retail management preferred. Completion of CarMax provided training Bachelor's Degree a plus Intermediate PC skills. Dedicated fleet or logistics experience required.

        CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Keywords: Carmax, Smyrna , Fleet Manager - Auto Transportation PM, Professions , Smyrna, Georgia

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