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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   27 November 2018
  • Salary:   £31000/annum + bonus + car
  • Location:   Paddock Wood, Kent
  • County:   Kent
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209080025
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager

Forde Automotive is looking for a Transport Manager to work with our client out of their site in Paddock Wood. The role requires management of a transport team and a fleet of vehicles in line with our client’s process, legislation, regulations and customer requirements ensuring vehicle utilisation, efficiency and costs are maximised and controlled.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the coordination and logistical planning of collections and deliveries, ensuring cost effective utilisation of resources and performance is maximised

Ensure that cost effective decisions are made regarding outsourcing movements; work with third parties as required, negotiating to ensure the best possible price is achieved.

Responsible for working within set KPI’s and customer SLA’s ensuring they are met at all times whilst providing customer service excellence.

Responsible for ensuring all paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner

Carrying out all necessary reporting both internally and as requested by customers, analysing result to identify areas of improvement

Responsible for adhering to relevant legislation and ensuring others adhere to this too, carrying out necessary auditing to ensure compliance.

Responsible for managing the budget and managing the resources within so as budget requirements are met.

Responsible for maintaining the branches fleet of vehicles.

Responsible for dealing with customer queries and complaints ensuring all queries are dealt with in a timely manner, resolved to a mutual satisfaction and reported correctly

Assist with the Transport payroll preparation


It would be desirable if the candidate was a driven individual would be coming from a big organisation, is organised, forward thinking and adaptable to change. A valid CPC would be good however not essential. Strong customer service skills with the ability to resolve complaints and queries successfully and Good geographical knowledge.

If this role sounds ideal for you then please apply online today

Forde Automotive is part of the Forde Recruitment Group. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Forde Recruitment Ltd who in this instance is operating as an Employment Business. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion and continue to search on our website for future vacancies

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