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Job Title

Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorGrocery, Logistics Services, Retail, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£38,000 to £43,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Transport Jobs
Date Posted28 November 2018

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Your role of Transport Manager is to lead the efficient and effective Transport operation, including the collaboration with Suppliers and Business Partners. Delivering a world class service that maintains a focus on strategy, people management and cost effectiveness, ensuring that products and Colleagues arrive at the right place, in a safe manner and within set timescales, whilst complying with company budgets and legislative requirements.

Client Details

A leading supplier who are at the forefront of their market excelling in their industry are looking for a Transport Manager to join the team.


Reporting into the Operations Manager you will be responsible for the Transport Team and several Warehouse Manager.

Duties will include:
  • To ensure Health & Safety, legal commitments and legislative requirements are effectively carried out and meet the appropriate Operators License compliance.
  • Provide and maintain consistent leadership to support and develop the Transport team and maintain an engaged workforce with a focus on performance.
  • Ensure the efficient management and delivery of operational budgets within the department and support future budget planning.
  • Control and deliver all required Transport Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements with a focus on compliance, safety, service to stores and profitability.
  • Responsible for the daily management of Supervisors. Including recruitment, planning, coaching, training, developing, succession/talent planning and motivating along with managing employee relations in accordance with company policies.
  • Maintain a planned and structured approach to the maintenance of vehicles, with a focus on ensuring the fleet of vehicles is fit for purpose and customer experience is of a high standard.
  • To ensure high standards of service delivery with the goal of exceeding customer needs and delivering excellent customer service to stores and other business areas using open two way communication.
  • To establish successful relationships with internal and external customers.


To be successful within this role you must have CPC National and International along with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively through oral and presentation skills as well as excellent writing skills.

You will also have previous experience in a Transport Managerial role where you have successfully lead, developed and motivated a team.
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working within a Distribution environment
  • A proven record of delivering results in a high pressure environment.
  • Proven experience in the effective management and administration of controlled budgets.

Job Offer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established business offering an attractive salary and benefits package

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