Transport Support Team Manager

Posted 7 April by Kuehne + Nagel

Transport Support Team Manager
Location: Coventry
Reference Number: req34534

Job description

We are the contract logistics partner of choice for logistics outsourcing and the management of complex supply chains. From point of origin to consumption, our dedicated staff design solutions that turn logistics operations from a challenge into a substantial competitive advantage.

KN Drinks Logistics is a specialist drinks only service provision. With a client portfolio of internationally recognised brands, it is our mission to create profitable growth by becoming the partner of choice to the Drinks Industry. Our commitment to building operational excellence through continuous improvement and developing our talented people is key to helping us deliver as promised.

Reporting to the Transport Team Manager you will be responsible for supporting the team with task delivery:

  • Manage productivity and efficiency within the fleet operation
  • Communicate and review operational requirements in light of any network changes
  • Provide training and development opportunities for those individuals who wish to assume additional responsibilities and build on succession plans
  • Create and maintain an environment which encourages employee participation and effective team working
  • Ensure that the fleet operation runs smoothly and efficiently at all times and that service to our customers is high quality
  • Monitor operational KPIs, ensuring that they are continually improved upon in methods, procedures and efficiency
  • Deliver high standards of vehicle maintenance and full compliance to all company and legislative health & safety requirements
  • Manage all vehicles and manual handling equipment effectively and within budget

Your skills and experience

  • Excellent logistics management experience in a fast-moving, multi-customer environment
  • Strong people management skills, including the ability to enthuse and motivate
  • Drive and determination to deliver continuous improvement
  • Exposure to operating in a commercial environment and a strong customer service bias
  • All-round knowledge of health & safety at work (IOSH qualification desirable)
  • International CPC qualification (desirable)
  • PC Skills: Microsoft office


About Kuehne + Nagel

Learn more >> With over 74,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at

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