Extended Coverage Fleet Manager

Covenant Logistics Group La Vergne , TN 37086

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Transportation Fleet Manager 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. The Fleet Manager will be expected to coordinate and communicate with customer related to the fleet activity in order to maximize utilization of drivers and company assets.

  • Manage dedicated professional 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 miles, idle time of equipment, out of route miles), Safety (Safety Initiative, Accidents, Workers Comp, Random Drug), Maintenance (PM Services, Equipment Inspections)


  • Know the current status of all trucks in your fleet at all times
  • 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 company assets
  • 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


  • Accurate PTAs
  • Pull 8 week average miles for fleet/evaluate
  • Work with external/internal fleets 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 effectively4 year degree preferred or 4 year industry experience
  • AS400 experience is preferred but not required
  • Transportation experience a MUST
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations and Driver HOS necessary
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Self-Motivated and ability to work unsupervised


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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Extended Coverage Fleet Manager

Covenant Logistics Group