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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   29 November 2018
  • Salary:   £35000 - £45000/annum
  • Location:   Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • County:   Suffolk
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209102952
  • Company:   CV-Library
I am currently recruiting for a Transport Manager for a new company with fresh ideas and a positive approach to all situations. The client has over 35 years experience in the container industry. They use that experience to supply a high quality service for clients and suppliers.

About You:

Candidate must have a proven track record in the container logistics Industry.
They will understand the importance of working in a close knit team and play a vital role in the continued growth of the business.

Key Skills and Attributes:

* Must hold a CPC licence.

* Transport legislation, e.g. Driver's Hours

* Previous experience of management in a similar transport depot environment and of managing vehicle operations.

* Good organisational skills and attention to detail

* Professional telephone manner

* Proficient on a variety of computer systems including Microsoft Office

* Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English

* Ability to work under pressure

* Self-motivated individual with strong problem solving skills

About The Job:

* Manage day to day running of the company fleet of vehicles nationwide

* Ensure all vehicles are routed for PMI, service, MOT etc. as required by maintenance schedules, and keep planner up to date

* To carry out and maintain driving licence checks through the DVLA

* Report any vehicle damages and ensure proper completion of accident reports

* Manage effectively the vehicle fleet management tracker systems

* Ensure that the company meet and maintain FORS requirements

* Ensure the company fully complies with DVSA regulations and the Companies Operators licence is current and up to date

* Manage an efficient and safe loading and transport operation

* Recording & maintaining vehicle various spreadsheets and databases

* Ensure that all drivers are compliant with driver time directive and tachographs

* Motivate, develop and train the workforce, whilst meeting customers' requirements

* Ensure compliance to all company transport policies, procedures and legislation

* Ensure H & S procedures are carried out for drivers and loading/unloading

* Recruiting agency drivers as and when required

* Arranging hire of vehicles

* Ensure cost effective route planning is carried out

* Manage fleet leases & fuel card accounts cost effectively

Salary package and benefits negotiable

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