Fleet News

Transport Manager

  • Job added:   22 February 2019
  • Salary:   £32000 - £35000/annum + Benefits
  • Location:   Reading, Berkshire
  • County:   Berkshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209554515
  • Company:   CV-Library
As a Transport Manager you will provide and manage a safe, efficient, reliable and cost effective delivery and collection service for the Company and our Customers. You will manage a team of Drivers and Transport Coordinators to ensure a high standard of customer satisfaction at all times.

So what will you be doing?

Lead, coach and motivate a team of Drivers and Transport Coordinators to ensure the best level of internal and external customer service is provided.
Review and manage performance and development needs of Drivers and Transport Coordinators on a regular basis
Promote teamwork between colleagues across all company locations, to ensure the delivery of an effective transport service
Plan, organise and manage the routing of deliveries and collections to meet the requirements of the business and our customers
Be pro-active in developing operational improvements, focusing on cost reductions and customer satisfaction, and embrace any changes that are implemented with a positive attitude
Promote and ensure compliance with transport policies, procedures and legislation (e.g. Tachograph, Towing, ADR regulations)
Ensure that Transport/O licence audit processes and procedures are completed in line with legislation
Ensure the vehicle fleet is effectively utilised by managing Jobs per Vehicle, PDA usage and gate times to exceed company transport performance targets
Ensure the vehicle fleet is well maintained along with holding accurate documentation and records
Manage costs efficiently ensuring they stay in line with budgets
Ensure compliance with all systems, procedures and processes
Represent the company and values of the business and portray a professional and business-like image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work.
Be a key driver in serious about safety by leading from the front
Ensure all locations and company vehicles are maintained to our 360 brand.
Carry out other tasks and duties as required

What you’ll need to join us:

Transport/Logistics experience in a fast paced environment
Experience leading a team
Strong communication skills
Driving licence essential
Excellent organisational skills
Previous experience of managing budgets or cost control
Up to date knowledge of health and safety regulations within a transport environment

You can apply this job via clicking the button below.

Apply online