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Swift Transportation Driver Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Lead a fleet of 10+ drivers and manage driver availability to maximize productivity of their fleet. Routinely review P/L for assigned area and find ways to maximize profitability.

  • Develop high performing drivers through daily interactions, coaching and positive reinforcement.

  • Meet drive home time expectations by actively managing expectations and keeping commitments.

  • Maximize P/L for all assigned tractors and trailers.

  • Collaborate with Planner(s) and assign drivers to lanes that best serve both the company and the driver.

  • Ensure all drivers are treated with respect and equitably distribute work (desired lanes/least desired lanes).

  • Build and nurture long-lasting relationships with drivers.

  • Proactively manage safety performance to achieve insurance and claims cost as a percentage of revenue targets.

  • Ensure payroll accuracy for assigned drivers.

  • Perform driver reviews according to scheduled specified by Driver Retention.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations and perform other duties as assigned by leadership.

  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.

  • Skills: Must be able to lead others. Must possess exceptional communication skills. Must be able to multi-task. Must be able to work in high pressure situations in a fast paced environment.

  • Education: Associates degree in Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience required. Bachelor's preferred.

  • Experience Required: 2+ years' in Operations and/or Planning and/or Customer Accounts required.

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