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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   20 July 2018
  • Salary :   £30000 - £35000/annum DOE, Inc benefits
  • Location :   Deeside, County of Flintshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208291354
  • Company :   CV-Library
We are working on behalf of our client who is looking for a people
focused and results driven Transport Manager to join their rapidly
growing business. As Transport Manager you will be responsible for the
smooth running of a fast moving, time sensitive, complex transport
operation. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced
Transport Manager join a business which actively encourages
development, training and the career trajectory means a potential
senior management position in the future. This business is the market
leader in its sector. With continual growth across their network they
are now looking to add further strength to their Transport Management


The role will involve managing the daily transport operation,
transport planning ensuring staffing levels meet requirements and
organising agency support during holiday periods, ensuring all vehicle
files and service records are accurate and compliant, minimising
delivery costs through optimised vehicle utilisation, ensuring legal
compliance with regards to road transport and drivers hours. You will
be the first point of contact for any complaints, responsible for
staff training, retention and recruitment including performance

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage the distribution of customer orders and deliveries across a
designated area through leading a professional, stock, yard and
delivery operation at all times

* Build and maintain successful working relationships with customers
and colleagues to achieve maximum sales, margin and customer

* Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles

* Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of
deliveries and collections

* Being the first point of call for all drivers

* Maintaining accurate administrative records

* Identifying operational issues, potential problems and

* Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and

* Invoicing jobs

Essential Skills:

* Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is

* Class 1 license

* Provide a on call service

* Previous experience within a transport management capacity

* A proven ability to manage, motivate and inspire a team

* Competent problem-solving skills and able to look for alternative

* Passionate and willing to provide exceptional levels of customer

* Competent administration skills

* The ability to work effectively to deadlines

* Immaculate attention to detail alongside highly accurate data
entry and inputting skills

* A flexible and adaptable approach to work, with the capability to
adapt to unexpected situations

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