Interim Transport Manager

Blandford Forum
GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum +
12 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Jessie Ashmore
Specialist Area
Logistics, Operations
Job Level
Full Time

A role based within one of our client's largest sites, the Transport Manager will be required to manage the distribution operation of their large agriculture operation.

Client Details

Fantastic opportunity to join a well-established agricultural company within their Transport department. Our client has an international presence within the agricultural space.


The key responsibilities of the Transport Manager are as follows:

  • Ensure efficient cost and effective planning of the operation
  • Continually review and re-engineer the operation to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Work with all stakeholders to include internal stakeholders (Warehouse Management/Site Management) to ensure the nett effect of any decision adds greatest value to the business.
  • Manage the operation ensuring that all Service Level Agreement KPI's are achieved
  • To maintain a well-motivated and enthusiastic team.
  • Ensure all relevant operational procedures are adhered to in order maintain Company quality standards and competitiveness
  • Monitor and review operational performance and takes timely action to address any issues
  • Drives quality throughout the service depot and department challenging others to improve.


The successful Transport Manager will possess the following skills and experience:

  • An experienced Transport/Logistics manager
  • Proven success in operating within budgetary requirements whilst achieving and exceeding customer expectations
  • Commercial awareness
  • National CPC qualification.
  • Comprehensive knowledge or Transport, Drivers hours, WTD and Employment law.
  • Familiarity with Transport management systems
  • Commands respect from the team through knowledge, experience and positive personal style.
  • Leads the team, taking responsibility and ownership of the service centre.
  • Recognises the importance of and effectively delivers regular communication to all team members.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities and demands working under pressure to critical deadlines and objectives.

Job Offer

The successful Transport Manager will be offered a salary of between £35,000 and £40,000.