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Job Title

Transport Supervisor

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Transport Jobs
Date Posted30 November 2018

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join an expanding operation in Blackburn who are in the food industry.

Client Details

A specialist client within the food industry who operate in all sectors of food service to their independent client base across the UK.

    • Reporting to the Transport Manager
    • Routing vehicles

    • Maintaining legal requirements

    • Day to day enquiries from customers

    • Liaise with driving staff

    • Assist the transport manager

    • Ensure a high level of customer service is maintained

    • Undertake any ad hoc tasks within the company

    • A good understanding of Drivers hour’s legislation would be an advantage

    • Positive attitude and a team player

    • Strong Communication skills at all levels

    • Excellent IT skills including outlook, word and excel

    • Plan and manage day to day effective route scheduling Multi drop route planning

    • Maintain Vehicle Defect System and escalate defects to the Transport Manager

    • To assist with debrief all drivers on there return to depot

    • Carry out any accident investigations/disciplinary investigations

    • Keep close control on any vehicle damages by liaising with Transport manager

    • Conduct return to work interviews, sickness reviews when required, in accordance with the company absence policy

    • Manage and plan resources efficiently including vehicles and drivers

    • Manage routes/drivers via our live tracking system

    • Managing customer and staff queries

    • Monitor and improve driver and route performance

    • Ensure all company process and policies are being adhered to

    • Ensure all staff comply with the health and safety policy

    • Management of drivers hours and digital tacos

    • Resolution of any delivery issues

    • Excellent customer service skills

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK


To be successful in your application for Transport Supervisor you will have previous experience working in a Transport Supervisor role and managing a fleet of vehicles and drivers.

Reporting to the Transport Manager you will have excellent communication skills across all levels and be highly organised.

Having experience within the Food Service industry will be an advantage.

Job Offer

Attractive salary up to £28,000

Holiday entitlement

Free Parking

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