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Dedicated Fleet Manager in Bloomfield, CT at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

TMC Transportation is one of the nation's largest privately-held flatbed carriers. We strive to provide the highest quality customer service in the industry. If you're seeking a career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and respect for all employees, then join us! At TMC, we're committed to excellence in everything we do.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!

TMC Transportation has an immediate opening for a Dedicated Fleet Manager working out of our Bloomfield, CT office.


The primary function of this position is to utilize coaching and leadership skills to manage dedicated drivers and achieve specific goals. These goals include meeting pick-up and delivery requirements, maximizing revenue, driver productivity and other established company goals, retaining drivers, and achieving an excellent safety record.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Review driver check calls to determine driver location and estimated delivery times.
  • Receive load assignments from Customer Service and review to ensure the appropriateness of such driver work assignments.
  • Dispatch loads to the drivers (issue load information, loading instructions, directions, routing, and fuel information).
  • Call customers to obtain directions information and schedule loading/delivery appointments, as necessary.
  • Notify Customer Service Department of issues/changes that might impact customer expectations or affect load assignments.
  • Promote safety throughout all areas of operations, including the dispatching of loads in accordance with the drivers hours of availability.
  • Focus on driver retention by understanding driver requirements/preferences, by monitoring driver performance to ensure driver requirements are being met, and by keeping drivers informed and motivated.
  • Identify, track, and resolve performance issues by conducting driver evaluations and driver route and hold meetings.
  • Resolve driver conflicts, problems, and requests with respect to matters such as, home time, pay, equipment, and load assignments.
  • Ensure the awareness of and enforce company policies.
  • Maintain records pertaining to driver performance and productivity.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Four-year degree, preferably in Transportation and Logistics, and/or relevant experience in transportation or related field.
  • Fluent in computer applications and keyboard proficiency.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment and tolerate stress.
  • Ability to plan and organize, attention to detail, problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including good listening skills.
  • Possess courteous, yet assertive telephone personality