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Transport Supervisor

My client is a leading FMCG specialist with continued growth throughout 2019, they are also forecasting further growth throughout 2020. Due to this, they require a Transport Supervisor to support this in house growth across the business.


The role of the Transport Supervisor will be responsible for the following:

  • Ensure that drivers adhere to driving legislation at all times.
  • To support and assist in the cost effective running for the department.
  • To liaise with internal and external customers.
  • To carry out investigations / disciplinary when required.
  • To ensure that all routes start on time.
  • Make necessary adjustments for absence / sickness.
  • To schedule routes for ailed deliveries and error recoveries.
  • To assist in routing next day deliveries.
  • Motivate transport staff with the aim of improving effectiveness through the setting and monitoring of personal goals and measurable targets.
  • Ensure that customer-facing transport staff is suitably dressed, clean and presentable at all times.
  • Investigate and report on all customer complaints regarding transport staff.
  • Ensure that the Transport Manager is made aware of all accidents, dangerous occurrences and near misses and that the relevant reports are completed for all such incidents.
  • To ensure driver de-brief is carried out.


As a Transport Supervisor you will have the following skill sets and attributes:

  • Have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background.
  • 5+ years experience within a similar transport environment.
  • Great communication skills, you'll be communicating with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Previous transport supervisory/management experience is desirable.
  • Experience working with transport management systems.
  • An understanding of the working time directive in order to control compliance.
  • Proven experience of managing and leading a small team.
  • The willingness to progress and develop into a senior role within the business.
  • CPC would be desirable.
  • Commutable to Peterborough.

Job Offer

On offer to the successful candidate:

  • Salary - £27,000 to £30,000
  • Holidays
  • Pension Contributions
  • Additional Company benefits
  • Commutable to Huntingdonshire, Peterborough
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
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£27000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Manager (Location / Team Leade
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