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General Manager

I am supporting a market leading 3rd Party Logistics provider's search for a General Manager who provide both dedicated and multi user warehousing and transport services to a variety of customers.


As General Manager you will directly oversee the transport and warehouse for the Customer site. You will be responsible for a team of over 100 operatives across 4 direct reports, 100 drivers, circa 150 trailers and circa 50 tractor units.

  • Lead and develop the operational transport teams by translating a vision and strategy into reality
  • Working in collaboration with agency and logistics providers to ensure great service levels
  • Produce and deliver stretching transport operational budgets that drive continued improvement in operating cost per case
  • Support the development and implementation of transport and warehouse change programmes
  • Champion world class legal compliance and operational standards Benchmark and implement best in class policy and procedures
  • Lead the service culture across the distribution centres that enables colleagues to do the right thing for our customers
  • Establish sustainable continuous improvement activity that delivers competitive advantage


  • A solid knowledge of managing a fast paced transport operations with full knowledge of transport legislation - required
  • CPC (International / National) - ESSENTIAL
  • Knowledge of digital scheduling and driver management packages
  • Experience of leading an operation based in a customer site - DESIRABLE
  • Experienced in both open/closed book contract
  • Experienced of working in an heavily unionised site
  • CI led - Be inquisitive, innovative and focused on delivering the best possible service to the customer
  • Flexible around what is a 24/7 operation
  • Commutable to Sheffield
  • 5 years management experience in a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain Background (Ideally as a 3PL General Manager)

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate;

  • Basic salary of £60,000 - £70,000
  • Car Allowance / Company Car
  • Bonus Scheme (15-20%)
  • Additional Company Benefits incl. CycleScheme, Childcare Vouchers, Private Healthcare

Michael Page Logistics
JN -112020-1241569
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Job Type
Salary and benefits
+ Car Allowance, Bonus Scheme
£60000 to £70000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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