Fleet Manager

A Fleet Manager is responsible for the management of the fleet of transportation vehicles in an organisation which may include between ten and thousands of vehicles at a time.

They are in charge of looking after the fleet administration standards and policies regarding vehicle operation within the organisation.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Purchasing or leasing suitable vehicles and essential equipment
  • Preparing annual budgets and reports concerning the operation costs
  • Managing the maintenance and repair of vehicles in the fleet
  • Organising replacements and disposal of damaged or old vehicles
  • Arrange and monitor insurance of vehicles and equipment

This occupation carries across multiple sectors including Road Transport and Logistics and Warehousing.

Industry facts

  • This job requires both office work and supervision of activities within the warehouse.
  • The career opportunities as a Fleet Manager are many and varied with the opportunity to work for small to medium or large sized enterprises.
  • Fleet Managers can be found in a range of industries, including the Transport and Logistics and allied industries and Defence.

Entry Qualifications

Training qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Logistics

Estimated Salary

$50,072 – $91,299 per year (Median $65,404)*.
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.

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