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Job Title

Transport Manager- Distribution Company

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesOperations
Date Posted04 September 2017

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My client ia an up and coming distribution company based in the West Midlands that has repidly grown over the past 5 years. To support this growth they are looking for a number of Operational Management professionals to add to their logistics infrastructure, including a Transport Manager.

This is an exciting position where the right candidate can really make their mark and develop quickly within the business.

Client Details

A distribution company based in Birmingham.


This role is all encompassing, key responsibilities will include:
  • Managing a fleet of HGV's set to increase over the next year
  • Managing a large team of drivers
  • Having responsibility for the sites O'License
  • Building a Transport department including supervisors and planners
  • Hands-on Transport planning
  • Ensuring Fleet utilisation (managing back-hauls)
  • Managing key clients and customer service
  • Business development by bringing in new clients
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Site Health & Safety


Key skills required for the role:
  • Transport management experience for 3+yrs
  • Experience within a 3PL/ customer orientated business
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with senior stake holders
  • Customer service focused
  • Previous financial responsibility
  • Previous experience within fleet utilisation projects
  • Commercial and business development experience- a track record of bringing in new business
  • The ability to build a transport network

The ideal candidate will be at the stage in their career where they are keen to learn and develop whilst adding value to a Transport team.

Job Offer

Salary on offer is between £35,000 and £42,000.

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