Green Fleet Trucking Manager

Veritable Vegetable Published: March 19, 2024
Location
San Francisco, CA
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Farm / Organics / Program Management / Transportation

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Description

Veritable Vegetable (VV) is a women-owned and led organic produce distribution company based in San Francisco, California. Established in 1974, we source and deliver the freshest and highest quality produce.

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are looking for a highly organized and experienced Trucking Manager to manage and coordinate our complex private/for-hire trucking operation, support our regional and local drivers, and ensure the highest levels of safety, customer service and environmental sustainability. This position partners with our Fleet Manager and reports to our Trucking Director.

Our trucking department employs 30+ drivers, operating company owned Sprinter Vans, Class B bobtails, short and long trailers, day cabs and full-sized sleepers. We operate seven days a week, 365 days a year.

All candidates should have extensive experience within the transportation industry, managing a diverse workforce and robust workflow, as well as experience designing and implementing new department procedures.

Why choose VV?

  • Values-driven B-Corp: We are a sustainability focused company with nearly 50 years of experience
  • Women-owned and led: We create a collaborative, cooperative and inclusive workplace for all
  • Real benefits: Medical, dental, life insurance, 401k matching, flexible spending account, reimbursement program for vision, massage, acupuncture, chiropractor, yoga and gym, employee assistance programs, commuter reimbursement, and much more (full list below)
  • Free meals: Organic lunch provided daily, plus access to organic fruits, veggies, and snacks

Responsibilities

  • Workforce management, organization, support, and development
  • Monitor and maximize route efficiencies, minimize overtime, ensure compliance
  • Dispatch in compliance with DOT rules and regulations
  • Manage backhaul plan for best use of resources
  • Breakdown and accident management
  • Freight development and oversight
  • Payroll and schedule management
  • Ensure compliance for DOT and food safety regulations
  • Develop and oversee safety training and procedures
  • Participate in strategic planning, identify problems, design solutions
  • Participate in new equipment specifications and procurement
  • Professional development

Qualifications

  • 5+ years working in fresh produce transportation/logistics and at least 1 year experience with organic produce
  • General knowledge of trucking industry standards including common carrier, brokerage, contracts
  • Must have a valid Class A driver’s license and be an insurable driver
  • Prior experience driving a route and evaluating customer locations for pick up/delivery
  • Thorough knowledge of DOT federal, state, and local regulations
  • Knowledge of proper storage requirements and sensitivities of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Experience with and knowledge of material handling equipment
  • Knowledge of best safety practices for material handling
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite programs to create and edit documents.
  • Proficient using enterprise software and databases
  • Familiar with Trimble or similar telemetrics program
  • Knowledge of routing software
  • Able to read and understand equipment specification sheets
  • Only fully vaccinated candidates will be considered.

Compensation

  • Salary:
    • $90k to $120k/ annually.
  • Benefits:
    • Health and dental, plus life insurance and long-term disability
    • Reimbursement program for vision, acupuncture, massage, and chiropractor, plus yoga and gym
    • Employee Assistance Programs for counseling at low, or no cost
    • 401(k) plan with 4% match in socially responsible mutual funds
    • Section 125 pre-tax Cafeteria plan (FSA)
    • Referral bonuses up to $5k
    • Flexible holiday and leave policies
    • Infant support benefits
    • Commuter reimbursement
    • Free organic meals and snacks
    • Lost cost access to organic fruits, vegetables, and fresh juices
    • Boot reimbursement for warehouse staff and drivers
    • Incentives for voting in elections
    • Extensive in-house training program

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to 

  • Complete the job application for this position.
  • Or submit a resume and cover letter to hr@veritablevegetable.com
    a. Tell us why you’re interested in working with VV in this role.
    b. Please included 2-3 professional references.

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