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Transport Manager

Our client provides transport, distribution, logistics and warehousing expertise across the UK and Europe. Specialising in Small Consignment Freight 1 6 pallets through to Full and Half Load services, their modern fleet allows customers to choose a fast and efficient next day service or utilise the more economic 48/72 hour distribution service to match your deadline with your budget.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a TRANSPORT MANAGER based out of our clients busy GLOUCESTER depot. They currently operate a total fleet of 20 vehicles as well as working with a number of subcontractors to do network deliveries and general haulage.

Reporting to the Depot Manager you will be responsible for increasing the clients Full and Part load business. You will also be instrumental in building up a network of subcontractors to assist in developing the Full /part load business throughout the UK and Europe.

Other duties include:

Service / PMI scheduling and compliance with transport legislation
Maximising payload via the use of efficient and cost effective subcontractors where possible, or by any other means where agreed
Providing support and assistance to all employees in the form of advice on legal changes / compliance (Tacho, maintenance, driver training etc.) but do not have any responsibility for the day to day vehicle management
Human Resources and Health and safety management responsibilities
Driver recruitment responsibility

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful, growing, ambitious company.

The successful applicant must have the following credentials

CPC in road transport operations, (Desirable)
Current legislative knowledge.
Experience running a similar operation.
A good team player
A full UK Driving Licence

£36k basic salary
10% Bonus
Life insurance
20 days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South West, Gloucestershire
Benefits:£36k salary; 10% bonus; pension; life insurance; mobile; laptop; 20 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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