Careers - Venture Logistics

Position:  Dedicated Automotive Coordinator (Night Operations)
Location:  1101 Harding Court
Indianapolis, IN
Job Id:  294
# of Openings:  1

Dedicated Automotive Coordinator (Night Operations)
Venture Logistics is an asset based, privately held transportation company with over 900 tractors and 3500 trailers. We are headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, and are currently seeking a motivated, passionate individual to manage our dedicated automotive fleet.
Overall purpose for Driver Coordinator:
  • Manage the utilization and service of an assigned group of driver associates and maintain DOT regulations and customer expectations. This position must be able to balance company expectations, customer demands and compliance, as well as the responsibility for retention of our driver associates.
  • The Coordinator will work at the direction of the and report to the Night Operations Manager in Indianapolis.
Essential duties and responsibilities for Driver Coordinator:
  • Maintain our Customers (Drivers, internal and external customers) and ensure their needs are taken care of in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manage your Drivers: turnover, miles/utilization, home time/out of service, idle/PM’s, and service to our customers within company guidelines and goals.
  • Communicate and handle all issues that surface with your drivers; i.e. all payroll inquiries/issues, any personal issues, concerns, disciplinary action, and counseling. Total management of your personnel is expected in this position.
  • Maintain data integrity for system accuracy: (a) total mail messages kept current and errant messages managed with your Drivers; (b) PTA’s correctly reflected and (c) zero tolerance for unattended work before your shift ends.
  • Ensure all drivers are trained and utilizing their People Net properly.
  • Plan all loads out weekly, confirm driver acceptance and communicate expectations of service.
  • Proactive communication to 3PL on any route delays
Ideal Driver Coordinator candidate will possess:
  • Five (5) years’ experience in transportation or logistics.
  • Ability to resolve conflict and problems diplomatically.
  • Ability to handle criticism positively without emotion.
  • Knowledge of TMW Suite preferred.
Requirements for Driver Coordinator:
  • High school diploma required.
  • Prefer an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Logistics, or Transportation related field.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate with many levels of personnel – internal and external customers.
  • Ability to strive for process improvement.
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience:
  • Transportation and Logistics: 5 years
 

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