Assistant Transport Manager

Swindon Permanent £40,000 - £45,000
  • Are you looking to work for a growing 3PL Based in Swindon
  • Opportunity to help Support Business Growth

About Our Client

My client is a 3rd Party Logistics Provider that specialise within Fulfilment, Warehouse & Distribution business who have an extensive UK Network of Depots. This role is to be based in Swindon and within the Logistics distribution and supply chain sector.

Job Description

The Key Responsibilities for the Assistant Transport Manager will be;

  • Managing the drivers day to day and keeping an eye on drivers on their routes. Keeping in communication with the customer and drivers with delays, breakdowns, tacho hours and any issues.
  • Allocating jobs to drivers.
  • Management of all driver and HR requirements including, RTW, Sickness & Holidays
  • Updating spreadsheets and communicating with management on performance
  • Liaising and understands infringements and can deal with effectively
  • Understanding driver's hours and legal driving time, working time and breaks.
  • Informing drivers of vehicle allocations and any changes in their job allocation or route.
  • Ensure customer commitments are met, working with internal teams, and executing operational tasks as needed.
  • Manage customer expectations and provide an excellent customer service experience.
  • Liaise with Agency for resource
  • Cover for Transport Manager whilst they are on leave

The Successful Applicant

The Assistant Transport Manager will have had exposure to the following;

  • Logistics/Transport degree desirable (not essential)
  • Logistics experience ideally with a CPC
  • You must be self-motivated and have the ability to hit and exceed targets.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • You must also have good customer services skills to deal day-to-day with all enquiries and cultivate relationships with customer and drivers align with Operations team.
  • You must be able to work under pressure and efficiently within time constraints.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Transport experience (essential)
  • Commutable to Swindon
  • Monday to Friday - 08:00am - 18:00pm

Previous Role could include; De-breif clerk, Transport Administrator, Transport Planner, Transport Supervisor or Shift Manager, Transport Manager, Assistance Transport Manager

What's on Offer

The successful Assistant Transport Manager will receive;

Salary £40,000 - £45,000

25 days + Bank Holidays


Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

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Laura Frost
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+44 117 906 5521
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