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Transport Manager

I am recruiting for a market leading, industry recognised Transport company who specialise within the recycling sector across the Midlands.

My client requires a Transport Manager to oversee all of their Transport and distribution needs from their Derbyshire operation, overseeing a fleet of 30+ vehicles and managing a headcount of c30 employees.


The Transport Manager role will require the successful individual to:

  • Report into the Regional Transport Manager / Operations Director.
  • Manage the drivers on a daily basis - c. 30 heads.
  • Planning of routes on a multi-drop and multi-collection basis.
  • Ensure all vehicles are legally compliant in line with company and VOSA standards.
  • Maximise the efficiency of the fleet at every occasion, including backhaul operations.
  • Coach and deliver a high performing team that works proactively to achieve key KPI's.
  • Ensure a thorough and compliant on boarding process of all drivers is delivered.
  • Have an awareness of fleet maintenance requirements and SLA's.


The successful candidate for the Transport Manager position in Derbyshire will have the following skills and experiences;

  • A Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • At least 3+ years experience as a Transport Manager.
  • Managed a Transport operation of 30+ vehicles.
  • Hold a valid CPC National / International qualification - essential.
  • Prior experience of being named on an 'O' Licensce - essential.
  • Have experience working within Recycling sector - advantageous
  • Experience of P+L responsibility of up to £1m.
  • A strong commercial mindset.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Live within a commutable distance of Derbyshire.

Job Offer

This position offers a great package, including;

  • Salary - £35,000 to £40,000
  • Company bonus.
  • Holiday package.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Plus additional company benefits.
Michael Page Logistics
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£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
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Manager (Location / Team Leade
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