What does a Fleet Manager do?

A fleet manager is responsible for ensuring that all of the driver's are properly scheduled. They are responsible for ensuring driver's are following their routes properly and making all of their deliveries and pickups. A few of the main duties of a fleet manager are scheduling maintenance on vehicles, complying with driving regulations, training new employees, and purchasing new company vehicles. They also have to prepare reports detailing the effectiveness of the fleet. Some of the jobs titles that a fleet manager could grow into are operations manager and fleet director of operations.

A fleet manager should have two years of experience in logistics as well as a Bachelor's degree in supply chain management. One of the most important skills that a fleet manager will have is the ability to quickly identify patterns and trends. Another skill is organization as the fleet manager will have to be able to schedule all of the driver's and routes.

What responsibilities are common for Fleet Manager jobs?
  • Schedule driver's on various routes
  • Schedule maintenance and repairs on vehicles
  • Decide and purchase company vehicles
  • Train new driver's
  • Develop a strategy for decreasing vehicle cost
  • Encourage driver's to create the most efficient routes
  • Create reports of driver's effectiveness
  • Follow all vehicle regulations and laws
What are the typical qualifications for Fleet Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management
  • Ability to schedule a group of driver's
  • Great organizational skills
  • Incredible time management skills
  • Ability to analyze large sets of data and draw conclusions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to hire and train new employees
  • Ability to give constructive criticism
  • Great knowledge of vehicles
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Avg. Experience8+ years

Fleet Manager Salaries near India

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Fleet Manager Career Path

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Amerit Fleet SolutionsAmerit Fleet Solutions
Fleet Manager
14 Apr 2021

“Work schedule is great and the other FM's including my SFM are awesome to work with.”

Altex LogisticsAltex Logistics
Fleet Manager
3 May 2023

“They are a good bunch and I am very proud to call this place my work home.”

WireNut Home ServicesWireNut Home Services
Fleet Lead
8 May 2023

“One of the things I appreciate most about Wirenut Home Services is the realistic opportunity for career advancement based on attitude and performance.”

Volt PowerVolt Power
Fleet Manager
3 Sept 2022

“The pay was great and weekly.”

Crown Prosecution ServiceCrown Prosecution Service
Operational Manager
5 Aug 2022

“Flexible working is good I suppose”

Martin Transportation SystemsMartin Transportation Systems
Fleet Manager
1 May 2023

“Good pay Good drivers Clean”

NOW: PensionsNOW: Pensions
Operational Manager
20 Apr 2021

“Pension and holiday is good I suppose”

DB SchenkerDB Schenker
Contract Logistics Administrator
28 Aug 2021

“Difficult to grow and progress unless you got good PR skill”

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  • Logistics Manager
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  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Logistics Associate

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