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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   10 June 2021
  • Salary:   £40000 - £42000/annum
  • Location:   Halifax
  • County:   West Yorkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213948283
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport & Logistics Manager

Halifax

£40,000- £42,000

Customer service is extremely important with my client.  Customers are at the heart of their business.  

My client expects you to be passionate about great time keeping, working hard to help drive delivery expectations, efficient transport planning, health & safety and back loading.

A further expectation is that you always work with honesty and integrity - this is essential in ensuring you protect the company’s profitability and indeed, yourself. Their warehouse is packed with thousands of products. All needing to be shipped within deadlines across the UK.

As well and having their own fleet, they also use 3rd Party Hauliers and Shipping, so you will need to have experience planning and negotiating in this area.

As the Transport Manager for this large organisation, you will be responsible for the smooth running of warehouse and all transport operations.

 Develop and implement a proactive, planned and structured approach to the maintenance of fleet vehicles, keeping within the designated budget and ensuring all vehicles used are fit for purpose and the customer experience is of a high standard.

We need your fantastic logistics experience and vast transport knowledge of arranging transport internally and externally in a very fast paced environment. 

You will need to understand the size of vehicle requirements and the different types of vehicles, specialist equipment, understand that the client moves £25M of commercial equipment around the UK and how crucial the careful loading and strapping of this is. 

Although the environment is very fast paced, we need someone with a calmness about them, that has at least 2 years of experience in a similar position.

Coordinating the management of goods to customers throughout the UK for 3 Warehouse facilities. This is a very hands on role managing and plannign the fleet of 8 - 3PL partners, driver shifts and hours, back loading and customer liaison.

Excellent salary offered please apply as this is an immediate start date if you are freely available.

I look forward to discussing the role further with you and receiving your applications.

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