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Driver Manager

Tucker Freight Lines

1 Positions

ID: Q0lWY2FoR0RDQUk1SzM5

Posted On 09/18/2023

Job Overview

Tucker Freight Line’s Van Driver Manager is responsible for dispatching and building trusting relationships with their own board of Tucker Freight Line’s van truck drivers.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Lead and direct a team of professional CDL Class A drivers
  • Build strong and trusting relationships with each driver while maintaining a professional and respectful demeanor
  • Dispatch drivers to pick up and deliver loads to customers and vendors
  • Track driver movement and load status to ensure deliveries or pick-ups are pacing as scheduled
  • Ensure accurate information is in the system by frequently updating PTAs (projected time of availability) and ETAs (estimated time of arrival)
  • Coordinate with TFL’s maintenance department to schedule repairs and services as needed
  • Work closely with other Driver Manager and cover their boards as needed
  • Provide strategic planning to support customer’s regional expansion
  • Monitor transportation costs and target areas that yield improvements and cost savings
  • Manage time off requests for drivers
  • Embrace and enforce our commitment to TFL’s core values – Safety, Service, Positive Attitude, & Respect
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • General knowledge of the trucking industry and commercial motor vehicles
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft word, excel, etc.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter and have a positive, “can-do” attitude
  • Embraces teamwork and appreciates problem-solving in group environments

 

$45k - $55k annually 

 

Primary Contact

1664549089004

Human Resources

,

563-239-9313

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

hr@tuckerfreight.com

Email

False

False

True

Job Details

Categories

Management/Executive
Shipping/Warehousing
Transportation

Location

Milan, IL

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Company ID

1298

Job REQ #

Q0lWY2FoR0RDQUk1SzM5eEVqaTRaTm4wZGFsTDN4dlhaeXZ6NkdvSHJSdjkvSDV3dEJHTUs1WXh4K09wSXlIRQ==

# Positions

1

Start Date

20230918

End Date

20231012

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Tucker Freight Lines

About the Company

Based in Dubuque, Iowa we are the leaders of Dry Van and Open Deck freight hauling. Founded in 1956 with the name Art Pape Transfer and now known as Tucker Freight Lines.  AJ and Sauny Tucker (Owners) continue to grow the business while serving our customers with the highest degree and keeping our drivers happy and well taken care of. We are a family owned and professionally managed business and believe our people are our greatest asset.