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International Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 October 2021
  • Salary:   £45000 - £55000/annum
  • Location:   Dover, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   214876925
  • Company:   CV-Library
SLS Permanent Recruitment are supporting a business to recruit an International Transport Manager to be based at their Dover Depot. For further details please call (phone number removed) or send a up to date CV in a MS Word format

Key Responsibilities

• Managing the Full Truck Load (FTL) Fleet Department (consisting of +100 trucks of 3rd party traction hauliers ) and the Groupage department, ensuring that the DVI operational processes, procedures and company policies are adhered to

• Continuously assess staff performance and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency and high level of service, consistent with customer expectation, throughout the UK and Europe

• Profit & Loss responsibility for both departments

• Commercial awareness of European Export and Import pricing to complete UK customer and Group tenders. Provide ad hoc pricing based on Fleet costings or using Groupage tariffs for smaller shipments

• Management and monitoring of Fleet performance, providing weekly reports to Planners and Senior Management

• Supervision and control of all aspects of the daily operation for both departments, ensuring that collection and deliveries are carried out as per customers instructions

• Timely and effective communication between all stakeholders (Internal and External)

• Using own initiative to make decisions relevant to your areas of control

• Holiday and Sickness Cover to be provided for the Transport Desks, when required

• General administration

• Commercial representation

• Any other tasks, as and when required

General Responsibilities

• Promote company values and code of conduct when engaging with all relevant stakeholders

• Adhere to company rules, policies and procedures constantly and encourage others to do the same

• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of legislation impacting on your role where required

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and ensure that confidentiality is applied where appropriate

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