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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   8 January 2019
  • Salary:   £32000 - £35000/annum Free parking plus good benefits
  • Location:   Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • County:   Bedfordshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209268268
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Transport Manager to run a fleet of 10 vehicles.

Your role will be to:

• To manage the Companies Operators License to ensure full compliance
• Leading and motivating a small logistics team
• Efficient job planning and allocation of personnel using a cloud-based system
• Liaise and negotiate with suppliers
• Collection request call handling & follow up calls
• UK and EU Logistics management
• All vehicle maintenance and compliance checks
• Liaising with warehouse & account management teams to ensure service delivery
• Booking and management of driver training inclusive of CPC


Educated to a good general standard (GCSE/Level 2)
Willing to undertake appropriate development
Current CPC licence

Knowledge and experience

Experience of using Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) in a working environment
Previous experience of logistics

Skills and competencies
Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively internally and externally
Ability to learn and adapt to new working systems
Good numeracy skills
Excellent organisational skills
Accurate, with excellent attention to detail

Other qualities
Professional and approachable
Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure, multi-tasking and able to think outside the box
CPC Qualification
Positive ‘can-do’ attitude to work

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