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Transport Manager



Job Title

Transport Managers, Transport Management & related


£45,000 Per Annum



Contract Type

Full time

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Our client is a national 3PL distributor in the UK. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Manager at their site in the South East. 

Reporting into the General Manager and with four directs, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the busy Transport operation, with a fleet size of c45 units and 45 Drivers, the site operates on a multi-drop basis.

Key Accountabilities as Transport Manager:

The leadership and management of all aspects of the Depot Transport operation, in order to ensure that deliveries are made On Time, In Full (OTIF)To control all department costs within agreed budgets, and / or flex accordingly based on volume, W.T.D. hours or customer requirementsTo manage and produce Operational KPIs in relation to the Transport departmentProactively drive the transport department forward by strategically planning for the future utilising experience of the wider market and developments in transport technology.Influence the way the transport department operates and improve in areas such as fuel costs, maintenance spend, agency costs etcTo ensure the transport department is compliant in its practices in line with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

The Ideal Person for the Transport Manager role:

Able to demonstrate significant transport experience within a multi-drop, FMCG environment. Possess a CPC Qualification. Have established management experience at a senior level. Be able to demonstrate both strong leadership and people management skillsBe able to work under pressure, multi-tasking and prioritising work-loads successfully.

Apply now for immediate consideration to join one of the UK’s major Distribution success stories.

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