Company: Knight Transportation
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Work with the Industry Leader!
As the most profitable and fastest growing truckload carrier, we
are driven to innovate the transportation industry. Knight is a
career destination for passionate and talented people seeking
growth and opportunity with an industry leader.
What do we live by? The answer is simple---OUR PEOPLE! Knight
Transportation is powered by people. We are committed to a culture
of high expectations and exceptiAonal performance. At Knight, we
hire good teammates who share our values, unselfishly take personal
accountability for results, and bring innovative ideas to the
table. Our people are passionate about continual learning, display
honesty and mutual respect, and give their best every day.
Join our Knight Family as we offer results-driven people a place to
make a difference in a stable and maturing industry.
Job Responsibilities: What you will do
Lead a fleet of 30+ drivers and manage driver availability to
maximize productivity of their fleet. Routinely review Profit/Loss
(P/L) for assigned area and find ways to maximize profitability.
Develop a personal and professional relationship with each Driving
Associate that leads to exceptional safety, service, equipment
care, fuel performance and retention.
Coach Driving Associates to achieve their weekly mileage goal by
effectively managing home time and hours of service.
Maximize P/L for all assigned tractors.
Collaborate with Planner(s) and assign drivers to lanes that best
serve both the company and the driver.
Discuss each load and the service expectations with every driver on
Personally coach each Driving Associate to identify opportunities
for improvement and actively provide the training/coaching needed
to help Driving Associate reach their highest potential and
Proactively communicate with Driving Associate about safety
expectations including pre-trip inspections, following distance,
and route conditions.
Ensure payroll accuracy for assigned drivers.
Provide timely and meaningful in-person reviews for each Driving
Track freight to its final destination to ensure on time
Work closely with sales and account teams to ensure customer has
most current information.
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
Qualifications: What you need to bring
2+ years' in Operations and/or Planning and/or Customer Accounts
Associates degree in Business or related field, or equivalent
combination of education and/or experience required.
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and/or
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
Must be proficient in MS Office.
What we offer:
Competitive starting salary commensurate with experience.
Bonus pay based on company performance.
Comprehensive Benefits Package which includes:401(K)
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The
Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any
applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age,
military status, disability, genetic information or any other
consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local
laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and
employees based on any of these protected categories.
$45,000-$55,000 annual salary DOE
Life Insurance - Knight provides basic Life Insurance coverage and
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
401k w/ company match
Employee Stock Purchase plan
Paid Time Off (PTO) - 1 week (40 hrs) your first year
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