Transport Manager

Transport Manager

Michael Page | burnie, TAS, AU

Posted 6 days ago

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- A rare opportunity to join a growing Transport Solutions Provider in Bristol- A really exciting role to take on a large operation
Client Details
My client is a growing 3PL who are based within the Avonmouth - Bristol Area. They are within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.
This is a very rare exciting opportunity however you must be within a realistic commute to Bristol.
Key Responsibilities of the Transport Manager
The role will co-ordinate the customer's requirements ensuring customer satisfaction and procedural conformance whilst ensuring contractual obligations are met and timely reporting of relevant KPI and financial information
Management of a team of 200 drivers plus agency and support staff along with fleet, compliance and all transport equipment in an ever changing environment whilst meeting daily KPI and service requirements.
Responsible for managing change positively and effectively by pro-actively managing operational planning and changing customer requirements.
To ensure that the transport function is legally compliant by ensuring correct compliance processes are in place, and monitored within the O-licence regulations
Take responsibility for health and safety and the co-ordination of associated activities.
Ensure a customer focused approach whilst being responsive to customer requirements. Create excellence in customer relationship management by improving the service offered.
To ensure absence and holiday cover is in place for the role and also assist in absentee and holiday cover where required.
To ensure good quality communication with the customers on a day to day basis and to deliver any agreed actions required to keep the operation efficient.
The successful Transport Manager will have the following attributes:
Have experience working in a similar role, dealing with drivers on a daily basis
Transport Experience
Proven track record in process improvement in Cost, OTIF and Driver Engagement
Have strong knowledge of all relevant transport legislation and be able to hold the O' licence
Have an awareness of planning software
Be a strong people manager
Understand planning software ideally Paragon
Have strong passion for the role and drive to make change
Hold an International CPC
Live within commutable distance of Bristol.
Job Offer
For the successful Transport Manager you will receive;
Salary - GBP45,000 - GBP55,000
Company Car or Car Allowance
Private Health Care (single)
Holidays 25 + Bank Holidays
Pension Matched up to 6%
Life Assurance