Avis Budget Group Fleet Distribution Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Avis Budget Group is an action-packed, high energy workplace where things move forward every day. We are a global leader in the travel services industry operating two of the most recognized brands in the vehicle rental business. We are customer-led, service-driven, and offer a friendly and collaborative work environment.

Job Summary

The Area Manager of Fleet Planning will be responsible for the development and data integrity of the fleet planning documents; as well as all supporting schedules for the geography assigned. This role will be responsible for integrating the demand volume forecasts with the distribution of fleet to achieve planned utilization. Mapping and managing the execution of goals will be a high priority. This role will create, plan and report out on all fleet metrics.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the successful implementation of DFP across SEA.

  • Responsible for the initial and ongoing development and maintenance of the Fleet Plan data and supporting schedules.

  • Optimize supply and demand relationship as it relates to Fleet inclusive of, car class distribution, utilization and revenue per unit.

  • Understand and manage fleet accounts on the company’s P&L.

  • Support the company’s Fleet strategic initiatives.

  • Manages the Fleet Distribution across cities and districts within assigned locations.

  • Helps manage and execute proper vehicle cascading and sharing between ABG brands while maintaining asset control.

  • Utilize Fleet Support tools including FPS, Marginal Cost, Omega and PROS; to interpret data and make recommendations.

  • Supervise and develop one or more team members.

  • Interface and communicate with Fleet management in Parsippany, to share results and look for efficiencies.

  • Act as liaison between ABG corporate Fleet and the field locations within assigned locations.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree required with a concentration in statistics or mathematics preferred.

  • Masters Degree is a plus.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in planning /forecasting

  • Previous operational experience

  • Solution Model experiences a plus.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and database querying skills required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong aptitude for problem solving required.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Power Point skills required.

  • Excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and in teams required.

  • Strong planning and communication skills required.

  • Strong knowledge of database reporting required

  • Must be willing to travel occasionally

  • Strong business acumen

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job, which may vary, based on job location, department or the assignment. The actual essential duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary by location, department, reporting structure or other business needs. No inference should be drawn that a specific job duty, responsibility or qualification is non-essential by its absence from this description.

Avis Budget Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Seniority Level

Not Applicable


  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism

  • Retail

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