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Transport Manager

  • Job added:   2 August 2018
  • Salary :   £25000 - £30000/annum
  • Location :   Cheltenham
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   208365428
  • Company :   CV-Library
Transport Manager
£25,000 to £30,000
Full time - Monday to Friday including one Saturday every two weeks

Transport Manager required on a permanent basis to work out of a well-established merchants company based in Cheltenham.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading organisation in the area.

You will be joining a busy office supporting with organising, planning and scheduling a mixed fleet of vehicles serving the region.

Job description:
" Manage a busy transport office with a fleet of 20+ vehicles
" Support in planning of vehicle routes with the operations team
" Maintaining the company transport system to monitor jobs, progress and keep on top of queries and ensure drivers are on track with their duties
" Ensuring drivers have been pre briefed at start of their shift
" Ensuring drivers are equipped with PPE
" Full communication with other members of the business
" De-briefing drivers on return to the yard, ensuring Tacho cards are downloaded, paperwork filled in correctly, folders are complete, POD's scanned, and the vehicle is clean
" Capturing infringement reports for drivers and ensuring driver is briefed and report is signed off
" Maintaining compliance of H&S, 14001 and 18001, policies and procedures
" Running the day to day operations of the transport department
" Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles
" Responsible for dispatching, routing and tracking of delivery vehicles
" First point of contact for drivers
" Inducting and training of new staff
" Regularly liaising with the employees and managers of the business to ensure the smooth running of interconnected departments
" Developing and nurturing customer relationships
" Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently
" Ensuring all site and customer objectives are achieved
" Providing a high level of customer service at all times
" Following the IT procedures

To be successful in this role you will:
" Have Transport Management experience
" Have experience within a building merchants
" Good knowledge of IT including Microsoft Word and Excel
" Have a Transport Operators Licence
" Familiarity of the local area

Salary will be dependent on experience.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Sam Mendes on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)

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