Transport Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne
GBP36000 - GBP37000 per annum + Bonus and Healthcare
18 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Carmela Burns
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading 3PL requires a Transport Manager for an expanding multi- user site based in the Newcastle area.

Client Details

My client is a leading 3PL that has won a number of exciting new contracts, due to growth on the site they are looking for a Transport Manager.


As Transport Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that you effectively and manage the depots transport function. You will work closely with the warehouse function and manage the compliance on site.

Your duties :

Follow company best practice to ensure that all drivers are compliant with respect to current EU driver hour legislation. You must adhere to company directives to ensure that all vehicles and trailers are maintained correctly.

Meeting with service providers to ensure compliance & agreed standards.

Responsibility for all vehicle records and ensure this does not exceed what is on the O'Licence.

Responsible for health and safety and agreed processes.

Responsible for scheduling and planning of the transport operation.

You will also need to lead a small team and promote a positive work ethic on site.

Promote KPI's and best practice on site.


An ideal candidate will have an exposure to managing a Transport Team.

A CPC qualification is essential.

3PL experience is desirable but not essential.

Multi-drop experience is desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

The chance to work for a leading 3PL based in the Newcastle area. Salary paying between £36,000 and £37,000 + Bonus and health care.