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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   27 March 2019
  • Salary:   £33000 - £36000/annum
  • Location:   Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • County:   Hertfordshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209747418
  • Company:   CV-Library
OnPoint are currently seeking a transport manager to join an award winning medium sized transport company based in the Hatfield area.

This candidate will have an appreciation for road transport operations and would also need a International CPC.

Responsibilities of the Transport Manager will include:

* Manage the day to day activity within the Transport office including liaising with drivers, be responsible for personnel, monitoring their progress and being their first point of contact should a problem arise making communication skills vital.

* Manage fleet and driver compliance including driver infringements and OCRS scores

* Arrange fleet inspections, services and MOT's with external sources

* Over see traffic plan ensuring efficient use of company vehicles maximising profits by back loading vehicles and consolidating pallet distribution and subcontracting loads

* Manage the change process to include clarifying best practice and demonstrating the behaviours that will signify the new way of working.

* Responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements.

* Provide leadership, give work instructions and monitor the performance of traffic staff, drivers and operatives, i.e. Review of Depot KPI's- Service, Safety and Profitability.

* Manage, motivate, train and develop team as required.

* Deal effectively with under performance, implementing disciplinary procedures as appropriate.

* Contribute toward ongoing cost control, actively seeking to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, increasing margin and meeting budget targets set.


The successful Transport Manager will be a strong leader who will be able to inspire a team with excellent communication skills. You will be used to working in a fast pace environment and be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering excellence and facilitating change within B2B environment

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