Role details

Transport Manager

Somerset   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transport Manager for Established Haulage business in the heart of Somerset
  • General Haulage experience required

About Our Client

Our client, based in the heart of Somerset, is an Established Haulage business with a fleet of 100 vehicles operating on a National basis 24/7, with a multitude of customers within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Job Description

The role of Transport Manager will report into the Managing Director and will be responsible for a fleet of 100 vehicles and a team of Planners/Operators. The responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively manage the Operators and Drivers ensuring that the day to day operation runs smoothly and uninterrupted where possible
  • To work closely with customers in order to understand fully their requirements and expectations.
  • Develop, agree and manage the operation with respect to customer and company objectives
  • To ensure the correct level of resource is available to meet changing customer demands.
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets of all assets across the operation.
  • Ensure H&S management is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are applied rigorously

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Transport Manager candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • A strong track record in Transport Management
  • Work in a transactional manner so that profit gains are maximised efficiently
  • Have managed a similar size fleet and driver count previously
  • Hold a Managers CPC (National or International)
  • Have strong knowledge of the UK geographically

What's on Offer

The role of Transport Manager offers a starting salary of £40,000-£45,000 plus company benefits

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