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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   30 January 2019
  • Salary:   £32000 - £35000/annum Benefits
  • Location:   Horsham
  • County:   West Sussex
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209415993
  • Company:   CV-Library
Transport Manager


£32,000 - £35,000 DOE

I am currently looking for an experienced Transport Manager to support the daily Transport function of a builders merchants. You will be reporting into the Managing Director. Previous experience of dealing with building materials is an advantage.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Preparing all vehicle routes on a day to day basis.

• Working with drivers and yard operative to ensure a smooth, efficient and H&S aware operation when loading, unloading and preparing vehicles.

• Managing all reporting and recording from the aspect of transport and vehicles, this will include all on-site machinery. To be reported to the Director of the company.

• Working with the sales staff to be able to give up to date feedback and time schedules for customer deliveries.

• Organising all repairs, damages, inspections and MOT’s for all vehicles and plant.

• Keeping all sites to a high standard of H&S

• Keeping a log for all vehicle costs and maintaining a low running cost without losing a high level of service.

• Daily routing for all vehicles

• Routing and arranging vehicles with loads efficiently and quickly for customers

• Routing all collections from customers and suppliers

• Providing feedback to sales and yard staff.

• Keeping the daily vehicle delivery sheets up to date

• Talking to customers about their deliveries for updates or error corrections.

• Ensuring all loads going out are stacked safely and efficiently. Also ensuring they are secured correctly using the correct straps.

• Making sure all good that are delivered are in pristine condition to be used by the customer. Also ensuring all customer returns are dealt with correctly.

• Making sure all drivers are back in good time from all deliveries and dealing with any problems as fast as possible.

• Keeping track of all vehicles while out on the road making sure drivers are using the most economical route.

• Making sure all drivers have all the correct information to perform their deliveries.

• Working with the Yard Manager to ensure all lorries are loaded efficiently and correctly.

Essential Skills:

• Must have an Operators CPC Licence

• Must have a current HGV Licence

Please contact Louis at Search for more info. // (phone number removed)

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