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Job Title

Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsAvon, Somerset, South West, Wiltshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted26 October 2017

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Transport Manager - Leading UK Distributor - Bristol based position
  • Leading UK Distributor - Bristol Based
  • Single Site Role - Monday / Friday Position

Client Details

A leading UK distributor are actively looking at add an experienced Transport Manager to their exciting new operation. The company are a leading UK figure, adopt a forward thinking mentality and offer fantastic opportunities to progress within their organisation.


The role of the Transport Manager will be to:

  • Report to the General Manager

  • Responsible for a single within the South West with 120 drivers total and 2 Operations Planners.

  • Fully accountable for the day to day running of all the transport function

  • Oversee the Management of planning, organising and supervising the activities and resources of the Distribution Team across the South West.

  • To be fully accountable to ensure that the sites are legally compliant at all times, this will include servicing & maintenance, driver's hours, tacho downloads both driver and vehicle unit along with all training - drivers CPC, MHE and manual handling.

  • To ensure that the sites pass the transport audits at 95% each occasion.

  • To ensure that the sites pass the H&S audit at 90% on each occasion.

  • Accountable for achieving agreed KPI's and Business Targets by maintaining and monitoring the effectiveness of deliveries.

  • Manage and work with the teams at the sites to control discipline, attendance and performance levels - service and cost, are in line with Company policy, expectations and transport regulations and legislation.

  • Interaction with internal colleagues in internal sales functions and external agencies/contractors/ fleet operators

  • Be commutable to Bristol and the Surrounding region


The successful candidate must have the following skills and experiences:

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background

  • Be CPC National and / or International qualified (essential)

  • 5+ Years Transport management experience ( Transport Manager)

  • Have a good understanding of legal compliance, drivers hours and WTD's

  • Experienced within multi-drop environments and operations

  • Have great communication skills both written and verbal Have managed Financial budgets and annual P&L responsibility of c£3m

Job Offer

The role based in Bristol offers;

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000

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