Reporting into the General Manager, the Transport Manager will be responsible 2 transport operations - both based in the Leicestershire area. Responsibility for circa 35 drivers, a fleet of 30 vehicles. Working with several clients on both an open-book & closed-book basis. This is an extremely customer-focused role as the business prides itself on its customer service and responsiveness. You will need to be able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively, positively and extremely quickly. This is a hands-on role - where you will be expected to brief & liaise with drivers on a daily basis. Planning of routes. Training of Drivers to deliver a "White-Glove" value-added service to clients as part of their daily tasks. Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention. You will be front-foot in helping to lead the operation - a big part of this role will be in spotting opportunities to grow revenue for the business. Management of P&L of approx £2m costs, SLA's etc. Compliance and Legislation adherence. Fleet Management.
Transport Operations Manager or Transport Manager ideally within a 3PL or FMCG business. Multi-site transport management experience is highly beneficial. Able to commute to the Leicester/Markfield area on a daily basis. CPC National qualification - ESSENTIAL Overall management responsibility for at least 30 heads or more. Able to deliver a high quality service to demanding clients. Closed-book 3PL experience is desirable. Commercially astute - able to account manage and provide solutions to clients organically in order to grow revenue for the business (where appropriate). Front-foot & hands-on leadership style - this role is very much a hands-on & full-on transport management role. Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level. Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business. Someone who wants to play an integral part in building/growing a strong operation. Motivated by a challenging role.
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