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Transport Manager

My client is within the logistics distribution and supply chain sector and specialises within the FMCG Sector.

The have 90 Vehicles and Manage the daily distribution goods to their customers.

The are within the Logistics Distribution and supply chain sector.


The Transport Manager ; will report to the Site General Manager and will be responsible for all transport activity on site. Based near Exeter, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Check & monitor operational status daily and assume accountability

  • Ensure the Transport team adhere processes and legal compliance

  • Delivery Customer SLA's and OTIF KPI aligned to targets

  • Secondary planning in line with Customer requirements

  • Deploy the right amount of resource in-line with operational needs in line with budget

  • 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

  • Continually review all aspects of the operation, methods and process to keep in line with continuous improvement

  • Have regular input, interface and relationship building with key customers in-line with account management teams


The successful Transport Manager - FMCG will live within a commuting distance of Exeter and will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Extensive management experience of operating within a transport operation

  • CPC qualification (Essential)

  • Experience in managing employee relations and customer/trading relations

  • Exposure to operating within a commercial environment sufficient to develop effective customer service and commercial understanding

  • Experience of delivering successful cultural change programs

  • People management and line management experience

  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety and Legal compliance

  • Excellent organisational skills and strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent management, written and verbal communication and influencing skills

  • Team working and customer focused attitude

  • Excellent financial acumen and commercial awareness

Job Offer

The Transport Manager will receive;

A basic salary of £35,000 - £45,000

Company Car or Car Allowance

Annual Bonus



25 days + Bank Holidays

Michael Page Logistics
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Job Type
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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