Job Description

A new Transport Team Manager role with one of the UKs largest 3pls has arised.

How will you contribute?

  • Reporting to the Transport Manager.
  • You will seek out efficiency opportunities and enact them
  • Possess analytical and persuasive sides, and be able to balance the two so that the most effort is expended on the most likely and profitable opportunities
  • Develop a cost-effective backhaul and revenue generation strategy that meets customer demands while maximizing ROI
  • Identify the most effective logistics solution - Commercial vs Fleet strategy
  • Maintain and develop existing supplier and customer relationships
  • To provide a store network with a first-class service and maximise the site backhaul performance and transport revenue opportunities
  • To ensure operational targets are met on a weekly and monthly basis. Through effective use of the customers Integrated Transport Management Systems
  • Proactively encourage a positive and constructive relationship on site with the union and union representatives.
  • Increase communication with stores and backhaul suppliers as well as other commercial opportunities
  • Ensure department complies with Road Traffic Act
  • Ensure drivers comply with health and safety regulations
  • Proactively motivate the transport team by providing guidance and encouragement
  • Undertake such duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function and department

What will you bring?

  • Experience of working within a transport environment.
  • Knowledge of transport legislation.
  • Knowledge of computerised scheduling and driver management packages would be an advantage
  • Ability to establish clear priorities quickly.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative, working to strict deadlines in a pressurised environment, whilst handling multiple projects
  • Able to manage conflict and tough conversations including complex IR issues.
  • Positive can do attitude, with collaborative interpersonal skills and the ability to build a cohesive, focused, compelling picture to stake holders
  • Succeeds in building effective stakeholder relationships with the ability to influence management team's thinking to deliver high performance through a culture of accountability and ownership.

Please apply with your updated CV and I will be in touch.

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