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Nights Transport Team Manager

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Nights Transport Team Manager

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RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£29,000 to £32,000 per annum
Town/CityNorthamptonshire
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted18 September 2017

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A market leading 3PL is currently recruiting a Nights Transport Team Manager for one of its largest and expanding contracts in the Northamptonshire area.

Key Responsibilities of the Nights Transport Team Manager
  • Support the management of a team of drivers, vehicles and administration staff to deliver the timely despatch of deliveries to our customers stores and provide a store network with a first class service.
  • Ensure all work activities carried out in accordance with legal requirements and company guidelines.
  • Operate various transport software to manage and record vehicle activities in accordance with plans and customer requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with the Warehouse Team and Vehicle Maintenance Unit in orchestrating the movement of loads and availability of vehicles and trailers.
  • Provide reports to Shift Managers.
  • Report and manage vehicle defects.
  • Communicate with customer regarding any site issues that may impact service level.
  • Deal with internal and external customer and employee concerns and enquiries.
  • Interrogate plans to ensuring all work allocated to appropriate vehicles.
  • Manage Driver resource, when business requires.
  • Carry out Driver pre and de-briefs.
  • Carry out training and communicate planned requirements to Drivers and Administrators providing information on performance, company news and procedures.



Experience and Qualifications
  • Experience within Transport Management role
  • Knowledge of computerised scheduling and driver management packages would be an advantage
  • Commercial awareness and understand the contractual operating environment.
  • Adept at prioritising and organising workload, managing multiple and changing priorities concurrently
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent relationship building and communications skills
  • High standard of administration and computer skills including Word, Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Team player
  • High level of discretion and judgement
  • Experience of supervising and managing a team



The business you will be working for is a market leading 3PL. Working on one of their largest contracts which is seeing even more expansion this is an amazing opportunity for a career driven Nights Transport Team Manager in the Northamptonshire area.

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