Position: Transport Manager
Hours: Mon - Fri
Start and Finish times are negotiable
Transport Manager required for a leading UK Transport company based in Grays.
As an experienced Transport Manager you will have sound geographical knowledge and experience planning and dealing with a Transport team involving Heavy Haulage, Machinery & HIAB.
Sound geographical knowledge and experience of routing vehicles is essential.
Heavy Haulage experience is ESSENTIAL
£34K - £41k , Company bonus 28 days holiday, Pension, Free Parking
Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed order
Report to the Transport Manager the absence from work of drivers and staff.
Direct drivers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
Respect the law on road traffic and the traffic of goods
Communicating with drivers, subcontractors, managers & key personnel
Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency.
Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
Accurately calculating supply costs in relation to each movement or transaction.
Obtaining quotes for transportation and also making cost comparisons.
Establish relationships with clients in pursuit of sustainable business relationships
Ensuring compliance with all current legislation and regulation
You must have experience manging a team in the following :
Road haulage industry.
Driving regulations for HGV , Working Time Directive, Driving Hours etc.
Experience of Route Planning & Scheduling
Experience of Transport Management systems
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