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Transport Manager

Job Title: Transport Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Contact Name: Matthew Owen
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Transport Manager
£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client is a who is a leading 3PL business looking to recruit an experienced Transport Manager to join their already successful team. Working in a busy transport office, you will be required to have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a large team of drivers on a day to day basis, as well as prioritising workload and control the day-to-day route planning to meet the department's objectives;

  • Day to day route planning and scheduling.
  • Manage sub-contractors.
  • Ensure vehicle utilization is within budgetary targets
  • Develop effective working relationships with customers and clients.
  • Ensure scheduling compliance with current vehicle and tachograph legislation
  • Initiating and implementing new initiatives for continuous improvements to both operational and service processes.
  • All transport administration.

Skills & Experience
You will be a 'hands on' Transport Manager with experience of route planning within an FMCG operation. You will have a keen eye for detail, be highly analytical, and confident in working with figures. You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office/scheduling packages with a sound knowledge of transport legislation and be highly customer focused. To be successful you will be ambitious and passionate to progress and develop your skills and a CPC would be highly desirable.

Client information
Our client is one of the UK's leading transport organisations.

£35,000 - £35,000 + Excellent Benefits

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