Transport Manager

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Salary Description
£45K - £50K Annual salary
Contract Type
Just north of Oldham


Are you an accomplished, hands on, logistics professional with a passion for logistics and transport management? Located just north of Oldham, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a leading temperature-controlled distribution company as a Transport Manager. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, where you will be overseeing the day to day running of a thriving site, organising, leading and continually developing the transport team, this could be the role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the Depot's Day to day operations, ensuring efficiency, productivity, and compliance to company policies.
  • Ensure Health & Safety and environmental policies are followed and adhered to including appropriate induction and training for all operational staff.
  • Develop the Logistics and Despatch teams, training and upskilling the team to ensure adequate competency for future requirements.
  • Develop and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and improve warehouse efficiency, accuracy, and overall performance.
  • Managing the drivers, dealing with infringement compliance checks, tacho management and speed checks

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Strong and demonstrable experience in area of Transport Management
  • Proven experience within a commercial environment and considerable experience within road transport logistics/transport
  • Must hold a Transport CPC qualification.
  • Highly IT literate in systems relevant to role i.e. MS Office, Mandata and Trucknology TMS.
  • Proven and demonstrable ability to understand customer and business requirements.
  • Able to work under pressure and manage multiple simultaneous priorities.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • People management experience with demonstrable ability to lead, coach and motivate a team.
  • Able to support the need for and lead change within area of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of Transport, Commercial, Health & Safety legislation, risk awareness, Logistics/Transport and Strategy planning


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