Transport Shift Manager- Leading 3PL

GBP28000 - GBP30000 per annum +
05 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Natasha Bell
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

My client a leading 3PL based in Birmingham are currently seeking a Transport Shift Manager to add to their growing team.

Client Details

An exciting opportunity to join a developing new team, working for a leading 3PL based in Birmingham.


  • To adhere to all Company Health and Safety procedures and standards

  • Ensure that all KPI's are achieved. Maintaining accurate records and planning of holidays to ensure targets are achieved.

  • Monitoring performance to achieve required accuracy and productivity.

  • Plan, review and communicate operational requirements and changes

  • Escalate any issues found immediately to Contract Manager or where appropriate the customer to get a response.

  • To liaise and communicate effectively with all departments and customer.

  • Sharing responsibility with Transport Dispatch Clerks to ensure vehicle maintenance and Tachograph compliance.

  • Ensure staff are trained and developed to meet the standards required by the company.

  • To highlight any queries, regarding to transport issues that cannot be resolved, to the Contract Manager in a timely manner to enable the problem to be solved within the same working day


The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Experience in the logistics distribution industry
  • Prior experience of working with a 3PL
  • Previous experience of direct customer service contact
  • Experience managing 20+ drivers
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Vehicle maintenance experience
  • Account management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to influence at a variety of levels
  • Strong computer/system skills
  • Ability to plan routes

Job Offer

Salary on offer is between £28,000 and £30,000

Hours are 10am til 7pm

Shift Pattern: Monday - Friday