Transport Manager

Wolverhampton Industrial
£30,000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
My client are looking for an experienced transport / despatch manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for running a busy transport office containing a fleet of 16 HGV and 4 trailers and the head office along with a separate fleet at one of the other depots who control their own fleet but compliance is maintained by head office. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES Organising and planning routes on a daily basis whilst developing and changing logistic plans Maintaining systems to ensure vehicle defects are dealt with and drivers hours are adhered to Ensuring compliance with legislation and maintaining awareness of current and future changes in in legislation and managing their effect on the business. Ensuring high levels of customer service are maintained for customers and proven Fleet Transport Management experience. A good understanding and knowledge of current regulations in regarding to drivers tachograph restrictions, working time directive, vehicle maintenance processes, 3rd party supplier relationships. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS A good level of ICT as you will be expected to use Microsoft Word software Transport manager certificate of professional competence (CPC) is preferred (if you are willing to do the training then this is something we can consider) HGV level 1 or 2 license Experience managing/supervising/leading others Experience monitoring/coaching/training others Experience working in a professional department Experience with food safety is preferred HOURS 07:00 START - Must be flexible We are interviewing for this position now with a view to start as soon as possible. This job was originally posted as