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Transport General Manager

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Road & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£50,000 to £70,000 per annum
BenefitsExec Bonus
Town/CityEast Midlands
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted25 July 2017

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As Transport General Manager you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing the day to day activities of a busy, fast paced logistics Transport/Linehaul operation in the West Midlands
  • Responsible for managing a fleet of 400+ vehicles
  • Ensure the smooth running of the depot operations including financial management, performance management and health, safety & welfare
  • Engagement of staff at all levels, to ensure significant improvements in site performance
  • Provide strong visible leadership in order to ultimately manage all staff through performance, management and training
  • Ensure cases handled, labour turnover, customer service levels, transport utilisation and profitability are measured through continuous improvement in KPIs
  • Performance review internally of depot and business, along with customer's expectations against targets achieved
  • Constantly review, communicate and improve performance, both business and customer
  • Responsible for profit and loss and budget setting for the site
  • Act as a champion to all company policies and procedures, ensuring compliance across the workforce
  • Effectively communicate across all departments and sites, actively involving the workforce through regular reviews and management meetings and head office reporting
  • Oversee the Transport operation on weekends

You will have in-depth knowledge of Logistics processes and significant experience of running a busy and fast paced transport operations. You will have a proven track record of performance management within a 3PL or in-house logistics environment covering a very large fleet of vehicles. You will be leader of people through engagement and development and will embed a culture of organic growth.

This company is the UKs leading logistics provider, currently going through a period of significant growth and are on track to double in size by 2020.

For any further enquiries about this General Manager of Transport role, please contact Abdul at Robert Walters on 0121 260256 or[email removed]

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