Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!
Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Responsibility for driver safety, FMCSA, and DOT compliance.
§ Accountable for on time store delivery routes, tractor utilization, and driver pay.
§ Builds strong relationships with drivers through understanding their work life, meeting their expectations, and quarterly face to face business meetings with each driver.
§ Accountable for driver training, time at home, driver retention, idle reduction, mpg improvement, driver load dispatch assignment, load optimizing, equipment usage, and effective use of the driver management system. Promotes a safety culture by evaluating the safety performance of all drivers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
§ Proven Leadership and in-depth knowledge of dedicated transportation operations, FMCSA and DOT regulations.
§ Understanding of Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program.
§ Strong communication (written and verbal), listening, interpersonal problem solving and innovative thinking skills.
§ High attention to detail, strong planning, and organization skills
§ Understands driver logs, hours of service, and dedicated operations.
§ Proficient in usage of transportation optimization software to perform routing, tendering, scheduling, and shipment tracking.
§ Ability to function in a high-stress environment
§ Must know MS Office software
§ 10% travel required.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics preferred, or comparable experience of one to three years in transportation operations for a retailer, manufacturing company, major carrier, or logistics company required. One to three years transportation experience managing at least 40 or more drivers preferred
One to three years onsite driver management experience preferred
One year Driver Dispatch Management System (satellite dispatch systems) experience (McLeod, TMW, Telogis, Dispatch Tracks, AS400)