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National Transport Manager

Job Title: National Transport Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Car
REF: BBBH11101
Contact Name: Andrew Barrett
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Head of Transport
National Role
£45,000 - £50,000 + Car + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK have been appointed to recruit a Head of Transport for a market leading wholesale business. This role requires a dynamic individual to take responsibility for the national transport function, ensuring that all operational and productivity targets are met, whilst ensuring compliance against the operator's license. You will also be responsible for defining all transport strategy and managing continuous improvement projects across a network of depots. Additional responsibilities include;

  • Transport Planning; provide the most efficient Transport plan across the network.
  • Management of all third party carriers / sub-contracted haulage.
  • Fleet Compliance; management of company O'licences, providing advice and support to site based teams where required.
  • Procurement; Fleet, Fuel, and Carriers.
  • Health & Safety.

Skills & Experience
Our client is keen to secure the services of a candidate that can add significant value to their operation, with a proven record of success in a similar senior role combining operations and strategy, ideally within the 3PL, Retail, or Parcel sector. You must have a strong focus on customer service, with a proven track record in change management and business growth. Additional qualifications and experience includes;

  • CPC qualification.
  • Ideally, Degree qualified.
  • Experience of managing mixed fleet of vehicles, across multi-site, multi-drop operations.
  • Clearly able to demonstrate experience of implementing continuous improvement initiatives to improve service and efficiency, whilst reducing costs.

Client information
Our client is a leading wholesale distribution business with operations throughout the UK.

£45,000 - £50,000 + Car + Excellent Benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, 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