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Job Title

Transport Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
LocationsWarwickshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2019

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I have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Transport Manager to join my clients team. This is a permanent, full-time position

Client Details

My client is a distributor of sensitive products across the whole of the UK and Ireland, operating from a centralised distribution centre in Warwickshire with 10 regional hubs across the UK.

My client operates fully temperature controlled vehicles and warehousing and would be looking for someone with transport experience from a similar environment who can take on the role of Transport Manager,


The successful Transport Manager will :

• Have overall responsibility for the distribution in a cost effective and timely manner to customer requirements. Managing a temperature controlled, multi-drop delivery schedule with priority on customer focus and service.

• Ensure the accurate routing of supplier deliveries to the main distribution centre in Warwickshire; manage the import of supplies/stock from mainland Europe.

• Ensure the accurate routing of orders in a logistically efficient manner ready for delivery to all customers.

• Provide 24 hour excellent service, in a highly seasonal industry, with out of hours calls during peak spring season.

• Liaise will all Distribution partners/ hubs; monitor delivery performance using KPIs.

• Accurate control and monitoring of Industry trolley stock.

• Ensure that all vehicles are maintained, serviced, and safety inspected in accordance with manufacturer and Department of Transport/ Company O Licence requirements; including refrigeration & tail lift maintenance as per schedule.

• Work closely with internal and external contacts, ensuring transport strategies & developments are communicated clearly and effectively.

• Continuous improvement; reporting to the MD to ensure we are kept abreast of logistical developments & technologies and find creative solutions.

• Report to the MD developing cost effective analysis and strategic vision for the company logistics operation.


• At least 2 years transport planning, management & logistics experience, preferably in a temperature controlled/ perishable goods background with multi-drop knowledge

• Broad and in depth knowledge of distribution procedures/processes.

• Experience of working to KPIs, with a good grasp of cost control.

• Excellent problem solving, negotiating and analytical skills.

• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, as well as influencing skills.

• Excellent systems skills

• Strategic vision and ability to implement improvements/efficiencies in all areas of company logistics.

• National & International CPC.

Job Offer

The salary on offer is competitive + a great benefits package

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