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Job Title

Transport Supervisor

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£31,000 per annum
LocationsGloucestershire, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted26 November 2018

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My client is looking for a experienced Transport Supervisor who is used to a fast paced enviroment and has experience managing a team of drivers.

Client Details

Based in Taunton is Major logistics distribution and supply chain company.


Transport Supervisor

  • To ensure that all vehicles and drivers under your supervision are routed effectively to maximise their utilisation at all times, maintaining service levels to Customer and Company requirements, whilst keeping control over associated costs.

  • To ensure all vehicles at all times, presented in a clean and tidy condition.

  • To ensure that drivers under your control are, at all times, dressed in accordance with company guidelines.

  • To ensure that vehicles, drivers and trailers operating from Charlton Adam are operating in compliance with statutory obligations regarding Law and Health & Safety.

  • To ensure that Company and Customers' paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • To ensure that industrial relations are maintained and that local disputes are dealt with quickly and, where out of your control, ensure that your Senior Manager is aware of the situation.

  • Be responsible for the first level of disciplinary procedures to be taken against one of the staff under your supervision.

  • To ensure that customer hygiene requirements are followed and achieved.

  • To answer the telephone in a courteous manner, dealing quickly with questions that are raised either by the customer or Management.

  • Maintain good working relationships with, and between, drivers and customers to ensure that any problems arising are handled amicably and through correct channels.

  • As required by Workshops, make vehicles and trailers available for service and repairs to meet our 'O' License requirements.

  • Assist in the recruitment of drivers, ensuring that they are properly inducted and trained in operating procedures.


Essential Skills required: Transport Supervisor

  • Previous experience of working within the milk collection environment is essential.

  • Leadership skills are essential as you will be managing a busy team.

  • Previous customer service experience essential, over the telephone and on email.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels.

  • Excellent organisational skills and prioritising workload.

  • Working to deadlines.

  • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

Job Offer

Transport Supervisor

Salary £31,000

Working week – 5 on 3 off – 10 Hour shifts

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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