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Transport Manager

  • Location

    Lancashire

  • Job Function:

    Logistics

  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £37000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Abbey

  • Contact email:

    nathan.abbey@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH1760_1693943423

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    13 November 2023

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

My client is looking for a Transport Manager to join their team in Lancashire

My client is a leading international 3PL company.

As a Transport Manager based in Lancashire, you will have the follow key responsibilities;

Team Management:

  • Supervise and lead a team of drivers and support staff.
  • Recruit, train, and evaluate transportation personnel.
  • Foster a positive and safe work environment.

Route Planning and Optimisation:

  • Plan and optimise transportation routes to minimise costs and maximise efficiency.
  • Monitor and adjust routes based on changing conditions, traffic, and customer demands.

Fleet Management:

  • Ensure the proper maintenance and servicing of all vehicles.
  • Oversee vehicle inspections, repairs, and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Manage vehicle acquisition and disposal processes.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant transportation laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement safety protocols and training programs for drivers.
  • Investigate and report accidents and incidents.

Cost Control:

  • Monitor transportation expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers, carriers, and service providers.
  • Manage fuel efficiency and cost control strategies.

Customer Service:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers and vendors.
  • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints in a timely and professional manner.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Collect and analyse transportation data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepare regular reports on transportation performance and KPIs

Environmental Responsibility:

  • Implement eco-friendly transportation practices to reduce the environmental impact.
  • Explore and implement alternative fuel and sustainable transportation options.

The successful candidate of the Transport Manager position based in Lancashire, will have the following skills and characteristics.

  • Proven experience in transportation management.
  • In-depth knowledge of transportation regulations and compliance.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Proficiency in transportation management software and tools.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Valid [appropriate] driver's license.
  • CPC preferable

£37,000

Monday - Friday

Additional Benefits

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