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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   1 March 2019
  • Salary:   £35000 - £45000/annum
  • Location:   Manchester
  • County:   Greater Manchester
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209597080
  • Company:   CV-Library
A thriving logistics business are currently recruiting for a competent transport manager to ensure smooth operations of their main DC within Greater Manchester.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage a busy transport operation effectively, ensuring all deliveries are made in full and on time to the customers

* Ensure H&S is maintained at the highest standard throughout the site

* Manage all transport office staff and over 100 drivers

* Provide training for all office staff when required

* Ensure all vehicles are adequately maintained, arranging repairs when required

* Manage the P&L for the operation, ensuring all costings are within the allotted budget and saving finances where possible

* Continuously improve operations where possible, ensuring the site is running as efficiently as possible

* Manage all infringements and compliance on site, direct drivers on improving driving quality when required

* Manage the transport operation’s KPI’s

* Regularly report to the site GM, updating on: operations, KPI’s and P&L

* Improve and develop already existing contracts and agreements

* Regularly liaise with Warehouse Management to ensure efficiency

* Manage and work with driver agencies to ensure best rates are agreed and quality drivers are delivered

Your Requirements:

* Previous experience of managing a transport operation of over 100 drivers

* Able to work to an agreed budget

* Excellent communication skills

* Commercial awareness

* Accurate planning and able to quickly solve problems

* Excellent knowledge of the European Driving Laws

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to Phil Ainscow at

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