Posted 4 days ago by Strive Supply Chain
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Transport Manager

£33k + Bonus


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Our client is a major distributor of FMCG goods. We are delighted to assist them in their search for an experienced Transport Manager to run a large fleet from their highest volume RDC near Halifax.

Reporting into the Site Manager, you will have full responsibility for delivering all strategic and operational goals of the transport & logistics operation. You will already have experience of managing a large and mixed fleet along with a large team of drivers in a similar, fast paced operation. You will also have full and current knowledge of all transport legislation and compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effect smooth implementation of Company Policies, Practices and Procedures.
  • Support the Site Manager with ensuring all Transport and Administration Staff, comply with all aspects of Legal and Company defined legislations and policies.
  • Support the Group Fleet Manager with the Legal compliance regarding Tachograph and

vehicle maintenance across a large mixed fleet

  • To implement fleet training requirements across the logistics network as required
  • Achievement of pre-determined cost objectives and budget control.
  • Delivery of routine KPI targets.
  • Investigate delivery delays and error and take appropriate action to resolve.
  • Ensure compliance across both vehicle and driver legislation at all times.
  • Ensure accurate, orderly and efficient administration of the Transport Department at all

levels to VOSA and Company determined standards.

  • Ensure relevant policies and procedures are followed to enable compliance with all laws and regulations applicable to the aspects of responsibility under the control of this role.
  • Ensure a high level of H&S is adhered to at all times.

The ideal Candidate for Transport Manager:

  • Previous Transport Management experience
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • CPC Holder would be desirable
  • Up to date with the latest Transport legislation.
  • Be a professional leader with inspirational, motivation and management skills.
  • Be proactive and visualise the strategic wider picture.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s major Distribution success stories. APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION.

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Required skills

  • Fleet Management
  • National CPC
  • Transport
  • Legal Compliance

Reference: 38689746

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