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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   29 October 2020
  • Salary:   £30000 - £34000/annum
  • Location:   Warrington, Cheshire
  • County:   Cheshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212668391
  • Company:   CV-Library
We are currently seeking an experienced Transport Manager to join a well-established, family-run SME based in Warrington. As a Transport Manager you will be responsible for ensuring all goods are delivered in line with, or exceeding, customer’s expectations by managing sub-contractors and couriers within the UK whilst maintaining tight cost control.

Key responsibilities and duties of this role...

* Report and review transport out cost vs budgeted

* Report and review on customer experience by liaising with drivers and customer service team

* Constantly review processes and prioritize improvements

* Forecast delivery requirements based on both new customer and turnover trends

* Constantly challenge current delivery methods with ‘what if’ scenarios

* Perform root cause analysis against repeat issues to continually improve the service

* Maintaining commercial contracts with our service providers

* Take the lead in despatch tenders and collate / analyse and suggest alternate transport options

* Ensure that current and future Health & Safety policy is adhered to continually support the creation of a centre of excellence culture

* Build strong links with SOP and the warehouse to facilitate a smooth flow of orders and to deal with any issues that arise

* Strong focus on making sure the best possible delivery service is provided to get orders to the customers on time and in good condition

* Use of systems and ability to identify areas for improvement to enable the highest level of delivery service.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, attributes and qualifications...

* Business and commercial understanding for budget control

* Experience in a similar role is essential

* The ability to multi-task and problem solve

* Data driven and analytical approach

* Good time management skills

* Effective communication skills

* Good geographical and motorway knowledge of the UK

Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm


* Salary £30k - £34k (depending on experience)

* +Quarterly Bonus (discretionary)

* 23 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday

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