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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   9 February 2021
  • Salary:   £30000 - £35000/annum
  • Location:   Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • County:   Shropshire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213153373
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our client in Shrewsbury has a fantastic opportunity for a Transport Manager to join their exciting and fast paced team on a permanent basis.

It is a full-time role, Monday-Friday 06.00-16.00 paying £30,000-£35,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience in Transport Management and have covered multi drop National Distribution.


* Safely and effectively manage our people, fleet, Carrier(s), Policy and Procedures

* Identify risks, issues and Opportunities and deploy innovative solutions to improve on our Customer Experience

* H&S, Environmental and O Licence compliance

* Improve on and Deliver a Best-in-Class Service through our team

* Increase Own transport reach through effective planning

* Oversee the KPI’s for Logistics, actively seeking to identify and improve: efficiencies and reducing CTS.

* Regular review of Carrier Management

* Champion and instil “Customer First” approach. Understand and appreciate customer requirements and our quality standards.

* Vehicle Maintenance and Transport Compliance

* Excellent working knowledge of Transport Compliance and best practices.

* Understand and meets company O Licence obligations, ensuring that appropriate controls and procedures are managed.

* Plan driver resource strategically, tactically and operationally to utilise own transport to its maximum capacity.

* Drivers Hours, WTD and Records


* CPC – Certificate of Professional Competence (National as Minimum requirement)

* Ideally 3 Years experience in similar role/environment

* Customer, people and results centric

* IT – ability to leverage software and hardware platforms to advantage

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team

* Excellent people management and communicator

* Positive attitude towards continued learning and growth

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