Transport Manager - Colchester

Posted 8 November by D&A Recruitment Limited

Job Purpose:

Responsible for leading and managing all aspects of warehousing, customer service, sales and transport/logistics operations. Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a senior management role responsible for delivering the strategic vision and direction of the business.

Role and Responsibilities:

• To take overall responsibility of the company’s warehouse, customer service, sales and transport/ logistics functions. • Develop strong relationships with key clients, contribute to our work transforming and challenging the way our clients operate.

• Improve and Implement processes to drive inventory accuracy, availability to customers and improve stock management.

• Lead teams through positive change to support business growth to ensure we’re delivering a full range of services, skills and experience to all of our clients.

• Analyse and lead continuous improvement across the business.

• Engage with employees to improve communication across the teams and drive productivity across departments.

• Develop methods to Improve On Time Delivery (OTD )to customers and engage with customers to improve processes.

• Completion of disciplinary processes, appraisals etc where applicable.

• To ensure the Company complies fully with all Department for Transport and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency ( DVSA ) legislation and requirements;

• To take a proactive role in business development activities and strive for business improvements and cost reduction initiatives.

• Investigation and analysis of vehicle accidents, incidents, damage and driving/vehicle breeches.

• Analyse monthly insurance reports and identify trends, report on repeat offenders.

• Monitor and manage individual staff performance and provide coaching and training as well as deal effectively with any performance or disciplinary matters.

• The responsibility of a large profit and loss financial statement (P&L).

• Responsible for overseeing the delivery of projects on time, to cost and to quality.

• Ensure all systems, procedures and monitoring is in line with and carried out to FORS standards.

• And any other relevant duties as may be assigned. Essential

• Knowledge and skills to undertake fleet audits/ safety investigations/ incident and accident investigations

• Significant Experience and knowledge of transport regulations

• Able to Work Under Pressure, take ownership and solve problems promptly

• Able to evaluate complex factors and make decisions to maximise benefit

• Focussed approach and can do attitude

• Good communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels

• Strong experience of FORS Desirable

• Vehicle Engineering/ Mechanical Knowledge

• Good Leadership and motivational skills

• The ability to think logically

• The ability to work flexibly and make decisions quickly

• FORS Practitioner

• International CPC Transport Manager

• Full Car Licence and Class 2 LGV Preferred but not essential

Contact Stuart to apply or to ask any questions

Reference: 33752958

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