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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   12 November 2020
  • Location:   Mitcham
  • County:   Greater London
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   212736807
  • Company:   CV-Library
Logistics/Transport Manager – Competitive – Mitcham, CR4

The Role

Do you have strong leadership and communication skills? An opportunity has risen for a Logistics/Transport Manager to assist in managing a team of 20+ staff for their in-house operations.

Working alongside the Warehouse Manager, the successful candidate will directly manage around 14 employed drivers with our own fleet of vehicles from 3.5t to 7.5t.

The key responsibilities of a Logistics/Transport Manager include, but are not limited to:

Reporting to management on all transport operations; Submission of drivers' weekly record sheets and identifying any non-conformance. 
Adherence to company vehicle servicing requirements (including tachographs and vehicle defects) Managing the maintenance of the vehicle fleet and that all documentation is compliant and accurate.
Meetings with drivers and provision of recommendations to management on matters such as tachograph infringements, vehicle accidents and traffic violations.
The Company

The company is an independent, family owned business established for over 45 years which sells a wide range of products from branded janitorial supplies to packaging and PPE from our 50,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre in Mitcham.       

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Logistics/Transport Manager:

Driver CPC and license holder preferred, the ability to enforce strict Health and Safety and driver compliance is paramount within this role.
At least 5 years’ experience within a similar role within a warehouse and logistics environment.
Good knowledge of all relevant transport legislation, with extensive Transport route planning skills within the M25 area or familiar running or setting up a TMS package.
Excellent geographical knowledge.
A team player with strong communication skills and a “can do” attitude
Live within a commutable distance of Mitcham
If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more

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