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Transport Operations Manager

Based in Bristol the client is one of the UK's leading logistics distribution and supply chain distributor working for a prestigious premium brand. The customer is a growing business currently tuning over £50 million and has plans to turn over £80 million in the next 5 years, great opportunity to be a part of a very successful company.


Transport Operations Manager

  • Manage the customer relationship at site proactively

  • Proactively motivate drivers and other team members, to achieve planned targets and deadlines and resolve any issues on a daily basis

  • Manage relationship with General Haulage and carrier management to service and cost levels

  • Ensure daily briefings and debriefs of driving team members

  • Ensure absences, sickness and holidays are covered with trained agency personnel

  • Carry out inductions to ensure staff are trained in Company procedures, policies and Health & Safety

  • Ensure any absence, conduct or performance issues are dealt in accordance to company policy

  • Ensuring effective collation of statistical information for various transport reports

  • Responsible for ensuring that all vehicles meet with transport legislation, and all live defects are rectified and signed off

  • Management of tachograph records, purchasing and vehicle downloads

  • Ensuring the correct management of drivers' hours, working time directives and monitoring of reference period averages

  • Close liaison with other departments within the site and within the contract


Transport Operations Manager

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities and management skills to achieve department objectives

  • Able to use own initiative in problem solving and decision making

  • Experience of working in a fast moving transport operation

  • Ability to identify and implement operational improvements

  • Ability to work to tight schedules

  • Excellent communication skills are essential

  • Owner of International CPC (advantageous)

  • Previous experience working as a third party advantageous

  • Detail orientated and task focused approach required

Job Offer

Transport Operations Manager

Salary £30,000 - £35,000


25 + 8 days bank holiday

Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
£30000 to £35000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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