Transport Manager

Sexton Recruitment
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
06 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport Manager, Derbyshire – Up to £35,000 House of work: Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00 Commutable from: Derbyshire, Burton-On-Trent, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Derby, Tamworth, Loughborough, Coalville, Swadlincote A major logistics provider is looking to recruit a Transport Manager based at their customer’s site in Derbyshire. This role will have full operational control of a small HGV fleet and subcontractor base. Key to this role is the ability to work closely with the customer providing a ‘win win’ logistics partnership. You will therefore be focused towards fleet optimisation and identifying cost saving opportunities. On a daily basis you will create the transport plan to ensure the fleet is operated in the most effective way. You will ensure driver and vehicles compliance is adhered to at all times. You will also ensure all POD paperwork is completed correctly and invoices are raised accordingly. As Transport Manager you will have full financial control of the contract. It is therefore essential that you have prior experience of managing transport costs and budgets. Additional responsibilities include; KPI production, recruitment and development of driving staff, liaison with factory teams and customer meetings. So, if you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role then please apply. Sexton Recruitment specialise in placing logistics professionals throughout the UK. We handle warehouse, distribution and transport management vacancies, and place all levels of permanent and interim logistics staff. This job was originally posted as