Assistant Transport Manager

Posted 23 February by Aspectz Ltd

The role of Assistant Transport Manager responsible for assisting the transport manager in the day to day management of my client's transport operations, operating a small fleet of HGVs with Hydraulic loaders planning cost efficient routes with a fully compliant team through to lift management whilst providing the highest level of service to their customers . You will be a key part of the management team, driving key efficiencies and improving driving and safety standards.

Record Keeping:

Transport Diary

Raise purchase orders for external delivery companies

Create movements (depot) on system

Allocate transport on system

Print transport schedules and transport tickets

Confirming delivery movements

Quotes for transport where applicable

All vehicle servicing and maintenance documentation including daily inspection records

Fleet number records

Tachograph uploads

Maintenance of driver records

Authorising and signing driver timesheets

European Working Time Directive re drivers

Evaluation of communication of risk assessments

Ensure staff have access to correct PPE when required by the job

Any general duties required by the business


Managing delivery and transport diary

Providing suitable site inspection details for audit and inspection of delivery and collection operations

Sourcing external transport services and managing drivers

Scheduling of transport movements and updating system accordingly

Calculating logistic costs for new hires

Transport budgets Interaction with other staff members: Transport Manager, Operators, Sales, Yard Manager, Service Manager, Accounts Team

Required skills

  • Document Management
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Safety Regulations
  • Transport Systems

Reference: 34542432

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