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Position Title:Driver Manager

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 6181

Company: Day & Ross Inc.   


Let’s grow together. 
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. Right now, we’re expanding our business, and there’s never been a better time to join our team and grow your career along with us.
We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and today we have more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we were named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.


About the Role

Driver Manager


Brampton, ON


As a Driver Manager you will be responsible for ensuring safe, on-time delivery for various customers, while maximizing the productivity and profitability of an assigned fleet of drivers and trucks. In addition, you will be responsible for creating a positive work environment for drivers, provide safe and effective driver management to enhance driver retention and ensure driver compliance to company policies and procedures. 

How You’ll Help

  • Ability to Multitask effectively
  • Ensure driver success through relationship building, effective communication, positive recognition and timely addressing of issues (performance and personal related).
  • Provide complete load information, including routing and directions to ensure drivers are fully prepared for work assignments.
  • Assist and coach drivers with on time management issues (i.e., departure times, on-time deliveries and hours of services).
  • Assist and monitor drivers with the onboard ELD system and HOS compliance.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files for all records within TMS System – For drivers, trips and customers.
  • Answer phones and electronic communication from both drivers and customers.
  • Monitor TMS System software for correct trip information and flow.
  • Follow all established processes, procedures and protocol.
  • Ensure driver remain compliant with DOT regulations and company rules.  
  • Process driver requests for time off according to company policy. 
  • Document any issues or discussions with the driver regarding performance.
  • Negotiating and arranging for transportation of goods.
  • Utilize various tools in the ELD System and TMS System systems per company processes and procedures. 
  • Monitor critical loads, be able to determine when a recovery plan is needed and be able to execute plan to ensure on-time delivery or to achieve other objectives.
  • Other duties as required.

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma. Post secondary education preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in Transportation industry is required.
  • Previous leadership experience and/or experience in the transportation industry are strong assets
  • Strong leadership skills specifically the ability to motivate and drive engagement to achieve objectives, facilitate conflict resolution, and to provide training
  • Advanced communication skills - Verbal and written
  • Computer skills, including the use of MS Word, Excel & Outlook, and web based programs as well as RF scanners.  Experience using AS400 a strong asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills including customer focus
  • Results driven
  • Strong sense of safety; training and experience in similar safety sense environments a strong asset
  • Able to work deadlines in high transactional environment

Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to provide reference and criminal background checks prior to employment. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Brampton 

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