Fleet News

Commercial Transport Manager, Food Manufacturing

  • Job added:   9 August 2018
  • Location :   Preston, Lancashire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208412172
  • Company :   CV-Library
Commercial Transport Manager

Job ref: 61730 | Competitive salary | North West

The company

This is a challenging and rewarding role working for family-owned
business which has been established for over 60 years. The business
specialises in growing, packing and distributing a variety of products
for major supermarkets as well as independent retailers, wholesalers
and foodservice.

The job

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for
leading transport commercial decisions. This is a very fast moving,
hands-on role, as second nature, you need to maintain high standards
and have a real focus on commercial performance, targets and SLA’s.

You will be responsible for the P&L of the transport operation, ensure
the transport operation complies with all legal standards, ensure
compliance with vehicle and tacograph legislation, manage existing
customers and gain new business, ensure work is invoiced, deal with
customer complaints and queries, keep customers updated on progress,,
check daily plan to make sure that all routes are covered and look for
any empty running routes that can be filled plus negotiate new
contracts with wagon, trailer, tracking and telephone suppliers.

Your experience

You will be a positive and forward-thinking individual with a good
track record within a ‘back load’ haulage, transport, distribution,
logistics or similar role with a commercial/sales aspect. You will
possess working knowledge of EU Driver Regulations and WTD plus be a
CPC / O licence holder. You will also have excellent relationship
building skills, be highly numerical and possess excellent
organisational and prioritisation skills.

More details

The Commercial Transport Manager job is based in the North West region
and is paying a competitive salary according to individual skills and
previous experience. The working hours are 40 hours per week, Monday
to Friday.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the
Commercial Transport Manager job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your
details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for
full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website.
We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your
credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment
consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing
industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and
drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have
considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that
they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect
job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality
assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning,
supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food
technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene
and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants,
Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and

Alternative Job titles

Commercial Transport Manager | Transport Sales Manager | Head of
Transport | | Distribution Manager | Logistics Sales Manager |
Distribution Sales Jobs | North West UK | Lancashire

You can apply this job via clicking the button below.

Apply online