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Fleet and Transport Manager

Our client is one of the UK's leading distributors and wholesalers of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products.


  • Ensure that transport labour costs fall within budget and monitor through the implementation of robust control mechanisms
  • Monitor vehicle running costs and investigate when costs are above expected threshold.
  • The making of arrangements to ensure that drivers comply with hours and tachograph rules and with speed limits
  • The maintenance of the vehicles, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and the action taken to remedy defects found.
  • To ensure a system is in place for the reporting and recording of vehicle defects by drivers and thereafter the timely rectification of defects reported.
  • Prepare and manage driver rotas to ensure trained cover for absence and appropriate vehicles are available.
  • Complete monthly Fleet KPI's by agreed deadline and monitor performance. Address issues and create remedial action plans.
  • Facilitate the completion of quarterly fleet audits and ensure issues are addressed through the execution of an action plan.
  • Investigate customer services issues, provide prompt feedback and implement remedial actions to prevent similar issues.
  • Ensure the department meets all H&S requirements and team members are aware of their responsibilities.


  • CPC holder essential
  • Experience of managing large teams including at various locations.
  • Previous experience of managing a team in achievement of business goals.
  • Experience of managing managers as direct reports.

Job Offer

An attractive basic salary and package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
South West London
£50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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