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Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Reading, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking


Position Summary:

The Manager, Fleet Operation is responsible for the fleet analysis and planning processes and providing direction to field leadership regarding asset and life-cycle management.  This position is responsible for fleet strategy and optimization (tractor, truck, and trailer), as well as policy and procedures. This role provides metrics and score cards for fuel and asset management cost effectiveness.  

Other functions include working with third party vendors, understanding and defining vehicle specifications, basic contract knowledge of terms/conditions and rates.  Understanding risk and liabilities as it pertains to terms and conditions of vehicle leases and contracts.  

On an ongoing basis, provide cost management expertise to continually drive costs out of the operations and improve profitability along with managing equipment disposal strategies to maximize gain on sale.

Major Responsibilities:

• Manage and direct fleet strategy, sourcing and deployment of equipment

• Maintain centralized view of fleet activities from all sources (3rd party, Penske leased, owned) 

• During new customer launches, lead development of equipment strategy, planning and implementation and start-up.  This includes determining what equipment is needed, how to best meet the customers needs, and short-term/long-term strategy

• Work with PTL and all third party vendors to manage expenses/cost mitigation.  Ensure billing is accurate and in accordance with terms of vendor contracts.  

• Regularly schedule and attend Fleet reviews, provide direction on specific opportunities and activities to improve fleet efficiencies and reduce costs.   Review rated vs actual miles, perform fuel cost review, and determine where to buy fuel

• Review Cost of Insurance and Accident Damage to minimize risk

• Other projects and tasks as assigned by the Director - Fleet Operations


• High school diploma or equivalent required

• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required

• Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) certification preferred

• 3 years Fleet Operations Experience required with experience leading teams and managing processes required

• Strong understanding of fleet operations

• Fleet analysis experience preferred

• Understanding of supply chain principles, sourcing, and contracting

• Finance knowledge - intermediate

• Project management - intermediate

• Computer skills (Microsoft) - advanced

• Advanced Excel proficiency

• Advanced fleet/equipment knowledge

• Strong communication and organization skills

• Excellent analytical skills

• Team building and collaboration skills

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.  The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics 

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning, and execution in transportation, warehousing, and freight management. Visit to learn more. 

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