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Transport Front Line Manager

Posted 6 February by Page Personnel Logistics Easy Apply Ended

The Transport Front Line Manager will manage the Transport Operation (Drivers / Transport planning) on a day to day basis, maintaining the highest customer services requirements and H&S standards at lowest delivery costs. The role will be based in Cheshire working on an any 5 from 7 (days) shift pattern.

Client Details

A well recognised Logistics operation with a number of sites across the UK.


The role of the Transport Front Line Manager:

  • Assign work to the drivers
  • Maximising both vehicle and manpower utilisation. Follow up on actual driver & mate performance and take corrective action as required.
  • To regularly review delivery routes to identify improvements to customer service whilst minimising costs of delivery.
  • To complete processing of pick lists, despatch notes and load sheets in accordance with depot procedures
  • Prepare driver tachographs for monthly analysis
  • To ensure that all vehicles and associated equipment are operated in the appropriate and safe manner and check that all vehicles that have had defects, are actioned in a timely manner.
  • Work within all Legal requirements of Drivers Hours & Working time Directives.
  • To debrief all drivers on a daily basis checking that all paperwork has been returned and completed with in depot guide lines and to compile errors on a daily basis.


The Successful Transport Front Line Manager will have:

  • Previous experience within a busy distribution/transport environment
  • Experience of load planning (desirable)
  • Knowledge Of EU Drivers Hours Regulations
  • CPC National (Preferred but not essential)
  • The ability to manage drivers effectively
  • Experience within a multi-drop operation is preferred

Job Offer

Salary: Total Package £30,000 - £32,000

Hours: Any 5 from 7 1 x (5:30am - 14:30pm), 1 x (10:00am - 19:00pm)

Reference: 34404041

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