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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   6 May 2022
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Pinxton
  • County:   Derbyshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   216465940
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager – Pinxton - £35,000 - £40,000

Chase and Holland are proud to be working with an established and growing logistics firm in Pinxton that is looking for a Transport Manager to join their team.
As Transport Manager you will be responsible for day-to-day client, driver and subcontractor management, addressing any issues and ensuring scheduled plans are adhered to.
The postholder will be required to update systems with any changes to schedules and ensure they understand (and report on) the impact of any changes from financial, commercial, operational and driver welfare perspectives. 

Transport Manager Responsibilities:

Ensure operational compliance is delivered maintaining tractors and trailers in roadworthy condition, whilst meeting our obligations in managing drivers’ hours legislation
Execute the primary planning schedule on a daily and weekly basis, to ensure implementation is as close to the original plan as possible
Check and understand the schedule in order to facilitate the plan correctly allocating resource e.g. drivers and equipment
Manage driver welfare and safety, including drivers’ hours and other health and safety obligations
Motivate, engage and debrief drivers in an appropriate manner and build strong working relationships based on the values of trust and confidence
Manage all aspects of driver performance such as fuel efficiency, infringements, defects, etc
Proactively manage and control financial data such as P&L, budget
Ensure any performance issues are addressed appropriately, consistently and effectively, keeping accurate records of any communication
Support in the investigation of any driver disciplinary issues and the disciplinary process, where appropriate
Hours: Full-time, 8:30am – 6pm Monday to Friday

Required Skills & Experience:

CPC and International CPC (essential)
Previous experience of working within a 3rd party haulage environment
A knowledge of UK, European and International geography
Flexibility to occasionally work outside of standard working hours
An excellent level of competency in MS Excel, and experience of working with other MS packages
Strong and up to date knowledge of driver compliance rules and regulations
A knowledge of UK, European and International geography
In Return You’ll Receive:

28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
Free onsite parking
Development opportunities
If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Transport Manager opportunity, please click ‘apply now’.
Chase & Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in finance, supply chain, HR, IT and office support recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire

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