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National Transport Manager

Job Title: National Transport Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: George Collier
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

National Transport Manager
£40,000 - £45,000 + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Role Profile
Cast UK is currently recruiting a National Transport Manager for a Manufacturing company based in Northamptonshire. This is an extremely 'hands on' role and will require the successful candidate to have exceptional people management skills.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for the operational and strategic development of a specialist fleet across a national network. You will ensure that all KPI's are achieved, with a particular focus on compliance and cost, whilst maintaining a solid relationship with multiple blue-chip customers. Additional responsibilities include;

  • Ensuring full legal compliance across all sites.
  • Reviewing current performance in line with targeted SLA's.
  • Cost effective resource management.
  • Budget & P&L Management.
  • Provide solid strategic support to the Board of Directors.
  • Successful integration of new business, and increasing customer volumes.
  • Performance Management of the team.
  • Successful management of sub contract haulage providers in line with cost and SLA's.
  • Driving a culture of Continuous Improvement across the network.

Skills and Experiences
You must be a senior Transport Manager with proven experience in managing multi-site & multi customer operations within the 3PL/General Haulage/Manufacturing sector. You must be financially aware with previous experience of managing costs and budgets within a transactional environment. You will be a strong leader with a record of successfully managing and developing a positive culture, whilst ensuring optimum performance, results and service to the customer, within a business experience significant growth. A CPC qualification is essential, and a recognised qualification in H&S would be highly desirable.

Our Client
Our client has retained the services of Cast UK for the recruitment of this role. They are leading manufacturing business who is growing year on year.

£40,000 - £45,000 + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit