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Transport Manager

Salary £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Location Hinckley, Leicestershire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00057986
Published 7 months ago

Job Description

My client is a leading 3PL that specialises in chilled, frozen and ambient Food. Based in Hinckley, they have become one of the market leaders within their sector. They have undergone rapid expansion in recent years and now they are looking for a dynamic Transport Manager to add to their growing team.

The Role:
- Facilitate transport specific projects/contract work
- Responsible for ca. 50 drivers and 8 direct reports
- Manage the filing system for legislative vehicle documentation
- Putting together performance reports for Directors and General Manager
- Manage the policy and procedures of fuel cards
- Customer problems are investigated and resolved
- Management of tax payments, toll charges and fines
- Oversee performance
- Working closely with the operations to maximise the availability of vehicles
- Assist new driver inductions and re training
- Daily customer liaison to ensure their requirements are being met

The Right Candidate:
- CPC National
- Numerate and Literate, as well as possessing a good grasp of I.T
- Good understanding of vehicle specification requirements
- Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
- Excellent budget handling skills
- The ability to think logically
- The ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
- Good leadership and motivational skills
- Good geographical knowledge

Why this role?
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a 3PL within the East Midlands.

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