Transport Manager

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Wakefield, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH19544

£65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance

Transport Manager
£65,000 - £70,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is a well-established Logistics business, are looking to recruit a Transport Manager for their operation based in Wakefield. Reporting into the General Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of a busy, fast-paced Transport function.


  • To manage a busy transport office consisting of Shift Managers, Team Managers and Transport Planners, ensuring they have the required skills, knowledge and guidance to achieve service excellence
  • Ensuring daily KPI's are adhered and high standards are maintained
  • Ensure Company Health and Safety procedures are carried out and that all drivers adhere to driving legislation always.
  • Manage all elements of fleet compliance in line with legislation
  • Lead on continuous improvement projects across the Transport function
  • Cost effective utilization of vehicles and management of vehicle maintenance
  • Development of transport team/operation
  • Incident and accident investigation

Skills & Experience

  • You will ideally come from a large, blue-chip background and have experience managing large fleets
  • A background within retail/ multi-temp environments would be highly desirable
  • CPC and H&S qualifications
  • Strong people manager, proven track-record of staff development and up-skilling
  • Experience using various transport systems and telematics would be desirable
  • Experience of implementing new systems would be an advantage

Our Client
Our client is a well-established Logistics business with operations across the UK.

£65,000 - £70,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits

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