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Transport Manager

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector and is the UK's market leader.


The Transport Manager in Salisbury will be responsible for...

  • To manage and comply with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems policy and legislation.

  • Manage all drivers to full legal compliance.

  • Review and pro-actively manage your line reports training requirements.

  • Manage, develop and motivate line reports to achieve all Key Performance Indicators.

  • Agree and achieve the transport budget with the Operations Manager.

  • Develop and maintain all relationships with key service providers to ensure full legal compliance.

    • Effectively resolve any issues arising from customer, drivers or third parties to the satisfaction of those concerned
    • To monitor transport operations activities ensuring that contractual obligations for the customer is achieved, generating solutions for improvement where necessary.

    • To ensure that the transport function is legally compliant by ensuring correct compliance processes are in place, and are monitored.

    • To ensure that the use of core / agency staff , own fleet / hire vehicles and subcontractors are optimised in line with business requirements (i.e. resource levels are appropriate for the volumes)

    • Managing customer perception through meeting service levels, ensuring service failures are communicated effectively and that recurring issues are resolved.

    • To ensure full compliance with all HR activities and responsibilities.

  • Provide effective P&L control on the contract ensuring budgetary targets are met.


The Transport Manager must have...

  • Previous FMCG Transport Manager experience
  • Experience managing a multi drop large fleet of 50+
  • Previous experience managing a Transport Management team
  • National CPC qualification

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive...

  • A salary of £40,000 to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • 25+8 Days Holiday
  • Monday to Friday Day Shifts
Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
£40000 to £50000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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