Branch Operations Manager

Posted 19 September by James Recruitment
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Branch Manager /Traffic Manager / Customer Services


Colchester offices up to £30,000 plus Bonus, Company car and benefits etc

Our client a leading courier service company is currently looking for a branch manager to develop effective transport plans and control resources ensuring customer and business requirements are achieved. The role is working in a busy environment and to help manage and co-ordinate the office day to day includes:

  • To manage the sourcing and booking of vehicles in line with company procedures.
  • To develop and control an agreed amount of resources (vehicles, drivers) ensuring all legal constraints are adhered to (Weight limits, Working Time Directive and EU drivers’ hours regulations)
  • Negotiating prices with subcontract drivers
  • To build a reference portfolio of vehicles and drivers
  • Produce effective transport plans guided by the operating model
  • Effective management of drivers through on-going communication supplemented by the use of Navigator analysis screen
  • Ensure that internal tracking system housekeeping is completed to the required standards
  • Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding required margin, costs per mile and utilisation
  • Review allocated customers making sure that work is planned to time and correct equipment is efficiently utilised
  • Constantly communicate with customer services and drivers to ensure customer KPI targets achieved and maintained
  • Managing the office day to day

You will have ideally have experience in:

  • Awareness of Relevant Legislation
  • Excel / PowerPoint presentations skills.
  • Experience with the transport sector within the UK

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to join a company and to become and a branch manager, it’s a small office so lots of opportunity for progression and responsibilities, In return our client offers a salary of up to £30,000 (DOE) plus bonus, company car and benefits please apply now for an interview!

Reference: 36153467

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