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Transport Manager - Lancaster - Up to £45k p/a

  • Job added:   18 January 2019
  • Salary:   £35000 - £40000/annum
  • Location:   Lancaster
  • County:   Lancashire
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   209343244
  • Company:   CV-Library


SALARY: Up to £45k per annum

WORKING HOURS: Monday to Friday circa 9 hour shift on days

We have an exciting challenging vacancy for a Transport Manager to support our Reload Team.

Essential Qualifications / Experience:


Strong leadership skills / previous experience managing a large transport team

Fleet Information

* 70 reload derivers
* 80 farm collection drivers
* The candidate would manage the reload team (two groups of 4 people who work 4 on 4 off 08:00 to 19:00) that manage the reload drivers
* The candidate would occasionally work alongside the Farm collection manager who manages the Farm collection drivers
* The fleet consist of Class 1’s/2’s/7.5t’s


* Effectively organise and manage a team of planners, drivers and vehicles
* Be first point of contact for any problems that might arise – requiring expert communication skills
* Develop customer relationships, dealing with queries and complaints calmly and decisively
* Be aware of all transport legislation and procedures to ensure Company compliance
* Allocate and record resources and movements on the transport planning system
* Investigating and interviewing post incident and / or accident reports
* Possess knowledge and understanding of budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls
* Implement transport strategies
* To adhere to the Company’s agreed expenditure authorisation policy and process without exception.
* Ensure Rosters effectively resourced to minimise RDW and overtime payments
* Ensure cost effective planning maximising commercial return
* Support the Driver Trainer and Compliance / Health and Safety Manager
* Be safety conscious with a full knowledge of transport operations and vehicles


Please call Guy Hancox at Pure Staff (Permanent) on (phone number removed) or send your up to date CV via the job board link

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