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Logistics Fleet Manager - 12 hour days rotating weekends

Company: Carmax
Location: Vacaville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Logistics Fleet Manager - 12 hour days rotating weekends
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.

        Qualifications and Requirements
        • Two + years managing a fleet, required
        • Bachelors degree preferred
        • Strong communication skills required (both oral and written) to act as principle point of contact for the department.
        • Multi-task in a high energy, fast-paced work environment
        • Speak, listen, and write effectively in dealings with customers and associates across departments.
        • Make independent judgments regarding critical business decisions •
        • Identify business opportunities and suggest improvements
        • Strong ability to evaluate and negotiate all related department decisions while establishing lane rates, delivery time frames, and acceptable timelines for dispatching.
        • Requires non-manual work that may require walking or standing for extended periods of time.
        • Flexible work hours with shifts that will include nights, weekends, holidays.
        • Must be comfortable working in a combination of both office and outdoor environment, including working at times in noisy and/or inclement weather conditions
        • Requires ability to travel 50% or as required.
        • Wears CarMax clothing (acquired through company) at all times working in the store.
        • Adhere to all CarMax policies including, but not limited to, Attendance, Proper Recording of Time, Asset Protection, EH&S (Environmental, Health & Safety), and Standards of Professional Appearance.
        • Internal Candidates: Completion of MDP Required

          Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

Keywords: Carmax, Vacaville , Logistics Fleet Manager - 12 hour days rotating weekends, Executive , Vacaville, California

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