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Transport - Logistics Manager


Transport - Logistics Manager

Job type: permanent

Work: flexible: Mon-Fri (+Sat ocasionally)

Salary: negotiable dependant on experience.

Locations: Rochester, Manchester, Sheffield

Job Ref.TLM2018/08/08/1

We are seeking a TRANSPORT / LOGISTICS MANAGER to work within our client transportation business based on Rochester and North. You will be reporting to the General Manager responsible for the Artic division.

Applicants must have a proven track record of managing within a General Haulage environment dealing mainly with tautliner traffic. You will also have experience of vehicle scheduling systems and be fully IT literate.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, organising and managing a fleet of vehicles together with the work of your team to ensure all customer requirements are met.
  • Maximising vehicle utilisation to its fullest potential, while pro-actively seeking new opportunities to improve by growing the customer base.
  • Management of staff and drivers to ensure that Company Health & Safety policies are adhered to.
  • Ensure compliance is adhered to at all times for vehicles, driver hours and WTD.
  • Monitor P&L control on all aspects of the operation.
  • Investigating and resolving customer complaints.
  • Controlling and reducing vehicle accidents.

Requirements to include:

  • CPC National (minimum requirement).
  • Drive and passion to deliver on time.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Be able to motivate others.
  • Knowledge of legislation.
  • Must have a flexible approach to working hours during the week, Saturday working may be required.

This is a challenging role within a dynamic organisation, offering good terms and conditions for an ambitious individual, as the successful applicant will be given every opportunity to develop within the group.

Salary negotiable dependant on experience.

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