Transport Manager

Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
GBP38000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
13850356/001
Contact
Alex Lowery
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client requires an experienced Transport Manager to take overall responsibility for ensuring the efficient and cost-effective running of their Transport operation, to the agreed budgets and service targets. The Transport Manager will be required to ensure full compliance with all relevant Transport legislation, working closely with the Warehouse operation to develop and implement efficiencies.

Client Details

Our client are a specialist 3PL operating throughout the UK and Europe.

Description

  • Manage fleet utilisation and legal compliance to O Licence requirements
  • Ensure compliance of the operation to Quality systems, industry standards and legal requirements
  • Ensure efficient planning, reviewing and communication of operational requirement and change
  • Setting/agreeing targets, and gaining commitment from direct reports to targets including budgets and plans.
  • Monitor transport and general business KPI's, ensuring that they are met and continually improved upon.
  • Continually review all aspects of the operation and drive improvements in methods, procedures and efficiencies.
  • Build positive customer relationships with both internal and external customers, responding constructively to all requests in a timely manner.
  • Provide leadership; encouraging a learning environment whilst developing staff

Profile

  • CPC Holder (Essential)
  • Proven transport management experience in an FMCG environment.
  • Leadership skills including the ability to enthuse and motivate.
  • Previous responsibility for Transport P&L
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Drive, determination and a proven track record in delivering continuous improvement.

Job Offer

This role represents a superb opportunity to take ownership of the Transport operation management for an industry leading 3PL at one of their key sites. There are fantastic prospects to progress within the company so if you are an experienced, ambitious transport professional looking for your next career move, this role is for you!