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Job Title

Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsSomerset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Transport Jobs
Date Posted22 September 2017

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Our client requires a Transport Manager to run their fast moving bulk haulage function in Radstock

Client Details

Our client, based in Radstock, is a market leader across UK and wider Europe within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain


The role of Transport Manager will report into the Regional Operations Manager and will be responsible for a fleet of 32 vehicles and drivers. With control over fleet compliance, people management and a budget of over £3m, the responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the transport office in a challenging industry and busy environment
  • Develop, agree and manage the operation with respect to customer and company objectives via sound KPI
  • In tandem with the Regional Operations Manager produce business operating plans, with requisite financial plans and budgets, in line with the understood business objectives, to drive costs down and improve service
  • To ensure the correct level of resource is available to meet changing customer demands
  • Identify opportunities for and initiate Continuous Improvement projects
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets of all assets across the operation
  • Ensure H&S management Best Practice is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously


To be considered for the role of Transport Manager you will possess the following attributes:
  • A track history of working in Transport Manager positions
  • Have experience in managing, coaching and developing staff within a Transport office
  • Have managed a similar size fleet and driver count previously
  • Hold a Managers CPC (National or International)
  • Have a keen eye and passion for implementing changes

Job Offer

The role of Transport Manager offers a starting salary of £40,000 plus benefits

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