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Fleet Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Benefitsadditional benefits
LocationsWarwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted01 February 2018

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My client is a leading distribution business based in Rugby. They are looking for a Transport & Fleet Manager to be responsible for transport compliance, vehicle maintenance and all round fleet management.

Client Details

My client are a leading distribution business based in Rugby and they are a preferred distribution partner for a number of leading Supermarket Retailers.

The company have experienced significant growth are are looking for someone to come in and look at implementing best practice initiatives across systems, processes and people.


The Transport & Fleet Manager will be responsible for managing a fleet of 150 x vehicles and 250 x trailers.

Key Accountabilities include;
  • Monitor vehicle running costs and investigate when costs are above expected threshold.
  • Ensure robust mechanisms are in place for effective management of driver payments.
  • The making of arrangements to ensure that drivers comply with hours and tachograph rules and with speed limits.
  • The maintenance of the vehicles, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and the action taken to remedy defects found.
  • To ensure a system is in place for the reporting and recording of vehicle defects by drivers and thereafter the timely rectification of defects reported.
  • To ensure that vehicle/s are not overloaded. To show due diligence regular weighing of vehicles/trailers
  • To carry out monthly checks of vehicles/trailers.
  • Ensure all customer deliveries are made in the prescribed manner.
  • Prepare and manage driver rotas to ensure trained cover for absence and appropriate vehicles are available.
  • Ensure all documentation is filled in line with statutory requirements.
  • Ensure vehicle fuel and oiling arrangements are controlled in the agreed manner.
  • Complete monthly Fleet KPI's by agreed deadline and monitor performance.
  • Facilitate the completion of quarterly fleet audits and ensure issues are addressed through the execution of an action plan.
  • Investigate customer services issues, provide prompt feedback and implement remedial actions to prevent similar issues.
  • Ensure the department meets all H&S requirements and team members are aware of their responsibilities.
  • Work closely with management colleagues to drive efficiencies across the site promoting a culture of continuous improvement.


Job Knowledge
  • CPC holder essential.
  • Experience of managing large teams including at various locations.
  • Experience of managing managers as direct reports.
  • Must have fleet management experience across transport compliance and vehicle maintenance.

Job Offer

£40,000 - £45,000 + Car + Benefits.

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