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Interim Transport Manager

A market leading FMCG Logistics Business are actively looking for an Interim Transport Manager to manage their existing fleet of over 50+ vehicles. They have a huge market share within their sector, and are looking for a candidate to start immediately on a 12 week basis, which could be extended further.


The Interim Transport Manager; will report to the Site General Manager and will be responsible for all transport activity on site. Based in the East Midlands, the key responsibilities will include;

  • Managing a team of up to 50 drivers via middle management team
  • Ensuring the profitability of all transport movements
  • Full fleet responsibility for up to 60 trailers
  • Overseeing a Transport Planning team
  • Track volumes v/s expenditure to ensure productivity KPI's are meet
  • Ensure all functions are operating within budgetary plan
  • Provide the necessary leadership and coaching to direct reports and key relationships
  • Ensure the operation is safe and legally compliant at all times


The successful candidate for the Interim Transport Manager, based in the East Midlands will have;

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • CPC National / International - Advantageous
  • Good understanding of road transport law and legislation
  • Ability to use a range of systems and databases, including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Operators licence requirements
  • Knowledge of Health & safety requirements
  • Good customer service skills (internal and external customers)
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Analytical skills and a systematic approach to problem solving
  • Ability to generate ideas regarding improvements and make recommendations

Job Offer

  • Salary - £35,000 to £45,000
  • Company Bonus
  • Paid holiday allowances
  • Additional Company benefits
Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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