Tasks may differ depending on the policies and regulations of a particular company. Some general rules might be:
– Development of a detailed safety manual for distribution to drivers.
– Maintaining files and records of project safety qualification.
– Implementation of safety policies and procedures in accordance with local, state and federal rules and regulations, including FMCSA and Department of Transportation (DOT).
– Participation in the training of new drivers.
– Monitoring compliance of all elements: personnel performance control, licenses, random drug tests, annual checks, compliance with working hours, ensuring compliance with the rules of each company operation.
– Settlement of accidents, insured events and audits.
– Document IFTA, excess weights and other clearances.
– Assist management in projects as needed.
– Help for drivers with ELD problems.
Speaking of education: a bachelor’s degree in logistics, transportation, supply chain or related fields is usually required.