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Group Transport Manager

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  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anil Pattni

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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My client are a leading Distributor based in Worcester.

They are looking for a Group Transport Manager to take responsibility of running a best in class transport operation with a focus on looking at processes, systems and people.

Leading distributor in Worcester.

The key responsibilities for the Group Transport Manager include:

  • Maintain roadworthy vehicles in line with VOSA guide to road worthiness.
  • Ensure all drivers hours are monitored and controlled in accordance with EC driver's hours regulations.
  • Strictly follow the PMI schedule.
  • Manage all other aspects of Operator Compliance.
  • Ensure all PDA's are in full working order or repaired quickly.
  • Responsibility for the leadership and direction of the drivers and other team members
  • Clearly communicate with all departments the delivery/service performance including failure reporting.
  • To drive continuous improvement in people, process and the cost efficiency of the operations.
  • To ensure sufficient resource is available for the daily delivery requirement.
  • Able to manage projects and introduction of new initiatives.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and security of the vehicles
  • Hold self and others accountable for quality of service and meeting deadlines.
  • Work closely with the warehouse ensuring trunks leave on time.
  • Recruit and retain all driving staff and manage headcount.

The successful Group Transport Manager will have the following experience:

  • Previous experience in a managing transport operations preferably in FMCG, Retail or 3PL
  • Thorough awareness of transport industry legislation
  • Proven experience of managing sickness absence
  • Experience of recruitment and proven ability to decrease / maintain low turnover
  • Demonstrates track record of successfully achieving and exceeding targets and objectives
  • Management / Leadership qualifications would be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of others in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be decisive.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to motivate & develop others, delegate to meet the needs of the business
  • Able to accurately follow instruction and Company policy
  • Innovative and able to put forward ideas to improve the running of the distribution operation
  • Analytical skills, ability to produce clear and concise reports using a PC
  • Must be CPC qualified
  • Be local to Worcester

£50,000 - £55,000 + Car, bonus, pension and holidays

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.