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Fleet Manager Operations

Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
August 22, 2018

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Peter N. Petersen

**** ****** *****

Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Email: Cell: 770-***-****

Expertise * Extensive experience with equally strong aptitudes in both Sales and

0perations management, having worked over 30 years in the transportation field.

*Adept at working in a highly demanding and fast paced environment through strong

experience and leadership qualities.

* Ability to motivate staff and further develop their individual talents as well as an

exceptional proficiency in client interfacing and customer retention.

* Proven track record of increasing revenue and minimizing potential losses.

* In-depth knowledge in the area of refrigerated and dry food stuff.


Experience Fleet Manager 2012-present

Dart Transit Buford, GA

*Managed Southeast Regional Fleet

* Help with daily operations on a fleet of 160 plus drivers

* Provided knowledge and advice with DOT regulations

* Proficient of D4-K Software system

* Evaluated driver performance and recommended changes, as


* Processed drivers through on-boarding/expectations meetings

* Communicated between shipper, receiver and customer

service to ensure on time pick-ups and deliveries

* Selected as primary contact for large revenue customers

* Provide leadership to assigned fleet of drivers to achieve key

targets for revenue and utilization productivity

* Worked with vehicle maintenance to ensure equipment had

been serviced on a timely basis

* Let fleet to improve and surpass Active Rate goal from 85% to


* Named to be part of asset utilization committee

* Oversee and manage deadhead mileage and active rates for

all drivers in Southeast Short Haul division

* Accepted the responsibility of running point on all Dartco

drug test and tractor preventative maintenance

* Responsible for sending out daily operations report to

upper management

* Earned Senior Fleet Manager Position in Buford operations


Night Supervisor 2008-2012

Central Refrigerated Services Forest Pk, GA

* Managed Atlanta based regional fleet

* Provide knowledge and advice with DOT regulations

* Mediates between customers, shippers and drivers

* Swaps and vital delivery trouble shooting

* Proficient use of LME and Qual Com

* Oversees nightly functions pertaining to the Atlanta terminal

Fleet Manager 2004-2008

Willis Shaw Express Conley, GA

* Managed and dispatched a fleet of 70 trucks

* Utilized extensive experience to overcome complex day to

day challenges involving fleet management in order to

maintain a timely and efficient flow of business

* Proficient use of AS400 and

* Drew upon extensive TL experience

* Provided knowledge and advice with DOT regulations

* Evaluated driver performance and recommend changes

as needed

* Executed a wide range of PC skills for various daily duties

Operations and Sales Manager 2000-2004

Peninsula Transport, Inc Sorrento, FL

*Managed and supervised East Coast operations including a fleet

of 85 plus trucks and drivers and Director of East Coast and Mid

West sales

* Handled all duties as listed above in Operations


* Communicated shipper strategy, conducted weekly updates

on sales and future business incentives with President and

Operations Department

* Acquired and negotiated numerous sales contracts with

large scale National Accounts totaling approximately $2

million in new business

* Introduced the philosophy of using direct shippers to

maximize profitability

* Handled Overages, Shortages and Damages to minimize

the potential loss of revenue

* Extensive LTL experience

* Utilized PC skills for supervising of fleet, satellite tracking,

communication with shippers and setting up contracts

* Excelled at both in and out of house sales and marketing

* Developed and maintained direct client relationships

* Supervised in house personnel

* Provided guidance for improving current computer system

* Succeeded in providing a significantly higher level of

customer service than industry standards

New England Sales and Operations Manager 1991-2000

AG Carriers Tavares, FL

* Handled duties as listed above in Operations

and Sales Management

* Solicited new accounts while maintaining customer


* Managed dispatch of 150 plus trucks and drivers

* Handled Overages, Shortages and Damages

* Formulated sales and marketing strategies

Dispatch and Sales Agent, New England Region 1982-1991

Shultz Transit Gloucester, MA

* Managed sales for New England and Canadian


* Conducted dispatching, billing and customer service

* Brought in numerous East Coast clients to broaden

Customer base



US NAVY 1973-1977

3rd Class/Combat Camera

White Plains College/Business Academics 1969-1971

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