Fleet manager (road transport) - Salary and Career
Road transport technicians

Fleet manager (road transport) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manage and control the vehicle fleet in the road transport of cargo and passengers. Supervise driver and auxiliary activities, check and inspect driver and vehicle documentation. They supervise loading and unloading of cargo and passengers, inspect vehicle and cargo conditions, complete and issue tax and control documents. They schedule and control travel schedules and expenses. They provide care and assistance to victims and their relatives in the event of an accident, and activate support services and official bodies.

How much does an Fleet manager (road transport) earn

A Fleet manager (road transport) earns between $1.376 and $6.428 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.696 and a median salary of $2.181 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 5.718 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Fleet manager (road transport)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.696 32.352 674 13
1º Quartile 1.376 16.511 344 6
Median Salary 2.181 26.172 545 10
3º Quartile 4.902 58.829 1.226 23
Higher Salary 6.428 77.139 1.607 30

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • road transport technicians

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Main workplaces

Road transport technicians they work in land transport companies, in the management, planning and inspection (public sector technicians) and in the operation and execution of services (private sector technicians). They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who organize themselves as a team, under permanent supervision. They work indoors or in shift vehicles. Occasionally work under pressure.

What does it take to work in the field of Road transport technicians

The exercise of the profession of Road transport technicians requires high school vocational technical education or equivalent experience built on an occupational trajectory in the companies in which they operate. The full exercise of activities occurs after a period of three to four years of experience.

Functions and activities of Fleet manager (road transport)

Road transport technicians must:

  • supervise drivers and trip assistants;
  • supervise loading of cargo and passengers;
  • schedule travel time;
  • manage fleet;
  • supervise drivers and travel assistants;
  • answering accidents on the road;
  • respond to road accidents;
  • supervise shipment of cargo and passengers;
  • supervise drivers and travel aides;
  • program travel schedules;
  • communicate;
  • answering road accidents;
  • control travel expenses;
  • attend to road accidents;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • supervise drivers and travel aids;
  • responding to road accidents;
  • supervise loading and passengers;

  • Activities

    • check invoices and accountability;
    • check vehicle and driver availability;
    • report an incident to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • relocate drivers and assistants;
    • providing passenger list;
    • check cargo removal;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • analyze market demand;
    • activate the company's social service sector;
    • check type and quantity of cargo and luggage;
    • supervise driver training;
    • demonstrate clarity;
    • control travel cost spreadsheets;
    • check travel route;
    • warn drivers and aides (in writing and orally);
    • monitor vehicle along route;
    • report to the company's financial sector;
    • close cashier;
    • report to the company number and destination of victims;
    • listen to suggestions;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • settle travel accounts with drivers;
    • show organization;
    • monitor entry and exit times of vehicles;
    • call the police;
    • delegate responsibilities;
    • inspect baggage transfer;
    • move to the accident site;
    • check drivers' documentation;
    • negotiate;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • providing assistance to victims;
    • check intervals between working hours for drivers and assistants;
    • lead;
    • demonstrate trustworthiness;
    • supervise separation of cargo and baggage;
    • manage unforeseen events;
    • scaling vehicles;
    • acting insurance;
    • work as a team;
    • providing a vehicle and driver to continue the journey;
    • compatize service demand with fleet;
    • analyze requests from drivers and assistants;
    • update drivers and trip assistants history;
    • monitor drivers and assistants' workload;
    • assist non-victimized passengers;
    • trigger technical expertise;
    • work as a team;
    • hire third-party services;
    • measure drivers' alcohol content (breathalyzer test);
    • fill out incident report;
    • issue boarding program per vehicle;
    • replace drivers and assistants;
    • provide information;
    • collect passengers' personal belongings;
    • send mechanic to accident scene;
    • inspect vehicle hygiene conditions;
    • issue the cargo tax document;
    • check tachograph analysis;
    • track vehicle along route;
    • issue tax document for the cargo;
    • register customer complaints and suggestions;
    • photograph accident site;
    • report the accident to the legal department;
    • warn drivers and assistants (in writing and orally);
    • plan fleet utilization;
    • interview drivers before traveling;
    • control fuel consumption;
    • make vehicle available for maintenance;
    • serve customers;
    • demonstrate ability to discernment;
    • assign drivers and assistants;
    • compose;
    • resize fleet utilization;
    • guide drivers and assistants;
    • inspect the driver's conduct in relation to the boarding of passengers;
    • arrange vehicle removal from site;
    • consult occurrence information systems;
    • relocate vehicles;
    • report an occurrence to the insurer, shipper and customer;
    • argue;
    • release financial resources for travel;

    Sectors that hire Fleet manager (road transport) the most in the job market

    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, municipal
    • temporary labor lease
    • collective passenger road transport, with fixed itinerary, interstate
    • collective road transport of passengers, under charter, intercity, interstate and international
    • road transport of dangerous goods
    • road cargo transport
    • driverless car rental
    • building highways and railways
    • manufacture of raw sugar

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