HOW TO WRITE A EFFECTIVE ACTION PLAN

FOR A SMALL TRUCKING COMPANY

FACT BASED TACTICAL ROUTING

Yearly           COMPANY DATA

I have worked as a Safety manager in a trucking company and I am proud to mention that under my supervision company has earned the status of satisfactory rating from conditional rating. Now when we have successfully achieved our goal, I would like to share the secret of our success. And the secret was our well-structured and convincing action plan. But not just the presentation of the action plan, it is equally important to follow through since companies are held accountable for the action plan they present.

Inspiration

Every company goes through performance evaluation either of its employee or of the company. Not every company can be at the top, but every company can always strive to be the best. After each evaluation it is expected that the organization shall come up with Action Plan to improve and this Action Plan will be basis for a rating upgrade. Here we have come up with some useful tactics and structure for your next amazing action plan.

 

According to 2018 Research Publication driver hiring process can be improved by just making a fair analysis between number of violations, age and gender. Types of violations by drivers is applicable in predicting drivers from which states are more sustainable .

ACTION PLAN CAN BE NEATLY DIVIDED INTO THREE MAJOR COMPONENTS FOLLOWED BY A CONCLUSION.
Step 1: Corrective Measures

Major Reason for a company’s success is when it can Identify flaws and can take corrective measures. Techniques like fish bone and lean culture can be used for this purpose.

Step 2: Statistical Record

Keep a statistical data ready for evaluation. This helps in long term. Statistical data might include KPI, Accident report data, Management Review chart.

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

BATTER OF THE CAKE

IMPLEMENTATION

BAKING TEMPERATURE

SCHEDULING

ICING ON THE CAKE

First section should always comprise of management strategies for the stuff. This section might include following sub categories: In this section, FMCSA officer would like to see how well you keep a check on your employees and perhaps drivers and whether you equally reward them for their work. Scheduling is just another phase of Implementation. It monitors how dedicated you and your employees are towards company’s improvement.
AGILE FRAMEWORK
Management Methodology for Staff

 

LEAN CULTURE
Reducing Waste, improving productivity

FIVE WHY’S STRATEGY
Finding flaws for a occurrence

FISH BONE DIAGRAM
Provision of improvement

FACT BASED TACTICAL ROUTING
Choosing best route for drivers

LEAN SIX SIGMA
Applying six sigma in lean culture

VIOLATION PREDICTION CHART
Age based violations

 

 

BACKGROUND CHECK
Hiring strategy

SAFETY REPORT CARDS
Encouraging drivers to reduce violations

VIOLATION POLICY
Charging drivers for violations

IN HOUSE TRAINING
Training before bringing a driver on board

KPI (KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR)
Measuring Delays in pickup and delivery

QUALITY INITIATIVE PROGRAM
Office Staff training and meetings

DMAIC CYCLE
Implementing Six Sigma

REGULAR POST AND PRETRIP INSPECTION
Checking vehicle condition

 

RANDOM DRUG AND ALCOHOL TEST
Keeping a check on driver’s habit

ACCIDENT/CRASH REPORT SHEET
Recording all accidents occurred

DRIVER ANNUAL RECORD UPDATE
Updating Driver qualification file

GENERATE YEARLY CRASH/MILE
Evaluating company’s performance

MANAGEMENT CRASH REVIEW
Evaluating situation after crash.

MONTHLY TRAINING
Distributing new governments rules

Author: Sadiya Ahmad

Effective Action Plan

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