Transport Manager

Hereford Permanent £35,000 - £50,000
  • Are you looking to work for a growing Retailer based in Hereford
  • A really exciting role to create and deliver operations process improvements

About Our Client

My client is a growing Retailer who are based within the Hereford area. They are within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.

They have created a new role which has been created to underpin business growth

This is a very rare exciting opportunity however you must be within a realistic commute to Hereford.

Job Description

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 25 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 Applicant

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 in a Multi Drop Environment or Home Delivery
  • 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/ National CPC
  • Live within commutable distance of Hereford

What's on Offer

The successful Transport Manager will receive; Salary - £35,000 - £50,000


25 Days + Bank Holidays

Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

Job summary

Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Laura Frost
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5521
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