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Job Title

Head of Fleet Services

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Logistics Services, Rail & Transport Insfrastructure, Road & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted23 November 2017

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- Head of Fleet Services Growing Privatley owned Transport, Distribution & Logsitics Business

- One of the best known brands in the UK Transport logistics distribution and supply chain sector.

Client Details

With nearly 65 years of trading history; I am working with one of the best known brands in the UK Transport and Logistics industry. The business employs over 2000 people working in partnership with in excess of 400 customers. Their exceptional Customer Experience has seen the business win and maintain long-term contracts with major global companies and achieve consistent, significant growth for over a decade. They have the infrastructure and scalability of a multi-national 3PL combined with the flexibility, agility and commitment to customer care of a family-run business.


The successful candidate will manage the commercial agreements and relationships within the business across a range of locations; covering workshops, 3rd Party VMU, PPK Contracts and general fleet management. This will also involve analysing data to ensure maximum efficiency levels are achieved.

The candidate will take responsibility for a varied Head of Fleet Services role spanning 600 tractor units and 1600 trailers and 170 pieces of MHE. The key responsibilities and challenges of the role include:

  • Analyse Data including Driver compliance and accident monitoring

  • Managing the operational and commercial relationship with vehicle suppliers including maintenance and repair with 4 in house workshops and 3rd Party providers

  • Contribute & Manage the company’s overall fleet strategy and deliver monthly analysis to the company directors

  • Ensuring the fleet size keeps pace with the company’s growth within a cost effective manner

  • Reviewing resources to ensure they are being utilised at the optimum level

  • Managing PPK contract with Supplier

  • Analysing Driver data in line with repair requirements; understand the route cause and educate on the impact to reduce cost.


The successful candidate will have excellent commercial experience gained within the Transport, Fleet and Logistics industry. Other key aspects of the successful candidate will include:

  • Strong influencing skills both internally and externally.

  • The ability to negotiate complex commercial agreements with Suppliers.

  • Excellent commercial and financial acumen

  • Good IT and Analytical skills

  • A good understanding of Fleet & Engineering operations combined with an innovative approach.

  • Flexible to travel UK Wide and able to spend a minimum of 3 days in the Gloucestershire region per week but could live around the Birmingham region.

Job Offer

The Head of Fleet Services will receive a salary of £60,000 - £70,000 - Fully expensed Company Car

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