Driver Manager

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  • Dispatcher
  • Transportation Manager
  • Fleet Manager

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A driver manager is responsible for purchasing and maintaining vehicles for deliveries, deciding whether to lease or buy vehicles, assisting in recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet, developing efficient driver schedules to maximize profits, managing drivers so they adhere to strict schedules, registering and licensing all vehicles under their management, finding ways to cut costs and maximize profits, developing strategies for greater fuel efficiency, maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspections, comply with U.S. Department of Transportation laws and regulations, schedule regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency, ensure strict servicing and maintenance to ensure operational efficiency, ensuring strict servicing and maintenance times to minimize downtime and maintain schedules, monitor driver behaviors and ensure high level of customer service, analyze data to increase business operational efficiency, and utilize GPS systems to monitor drivers and track vehicles in case of theft.


Salary range

$36,000 - $65,000

What does it take to be a Driver Manager

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree


On the job training


  • Highly organized
  • Quantitative abilities
  • Excellent leadership and decision making skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication