Posted 6 April by Strive Supply Chain Easy Apply


Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at or join us on twitter at m/strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Strive are delighted to be recruiting an exceptional Transport Manager on behalf of our client, a market leading Retail/FMCG logistics organization, for their new facility in Peterborough. This is a superb opportunity to take full ownership of all site based operations as part of a national network, which you will manage through your direct reports and team of own fleet driver colleagues.

Therefore you will already be:

  • CPC qualified and an experienced professional with a dynamic, positive and engaging approach, ideally from a high volume multi-drop Retail, FMCG, 3PL, or similarly scaled fast paced customer focused environment.
  • An exceptional manager of people and teams, confident communicator and motivator, driving operational performance with confidence, able to influence at all levels of the business, developing your team and inspiring a culture of high performance
  • Fully responsible for departmental performance to include operational service delivery, planning & resource allocation, customer experience, fleet & maintenance, legal compliance, budgetary performance, ongoing continuous improvements.
  • With strong leadership and interpersonal skills, building effective relationships internally and externally, ensuring high levels of customer service, monitoring & managing performance, ensuring good scheduling and planning within an often pressurized distribution environment.

Previous experience of modern transport operations management within a Retail, 3PL, or FMCG related environment would be very desirable, however it is your leadership and people skills which will set you apart from your peers ensuring high departmental performance always within a safe and fully compliant operating environment.

IT Literate and with keen eye for detail and continuous improvement you will be eager to progress your career within this significant organisation whose structure and processes will allow ample opportunity for the right candidate to progress

Candidates are invited to apply immediately.

Required skills

  • Transport
  • 3PL

Reference: 34847071

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