Transport Manager

Page Personnel Logistics
£40000 - £45000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client requires a Transport Manager to run their fast moving General Haulage function in the heart of Somerset Client Details Our client, based in the heart of Somerset, is an Established Haulage business with a fleet of 100 vehicles operating on a National basis 24/7, with a multitude of customers within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain Description The role of Transport Manager will report into the Managing Director and will be responsible for a fleet of 100 vehicles and a team of Planners/Operators. The responsibilities will include: Effectively manage the Operators and Drivers ensuring that the day to day operation runs smoothly and uninterrupted where possible To work closely with customers in order to understand fully their requirements and expectations. Develop, agree and manage the operation with respect to customer and company objectives To ensure the correct level of resource is available to meet changing customer demands. Optimise the utilisation of all assets of all assets across the operation. Ensure H&S management is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously Profile The ideal Transport Manager candidate will possess the following attributes: A strong track record in Transport Management Work in a transactional manner so that profit gains are maximised efficiently Have managed a similar size fleet and driver count previously Hold a Managers CPC (National or International) Have strong knowledge of the UK geographically Job Offer The role of Transport Manager offers a starting salary of £40,000-£45,000 plus company benefits This job was originally posted as