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Transport Manager

Our client is a well-established European trailer operator and Freight forwarder, a market leader in the provision of European logistics services to a large number of very substantial manufacturers, importers and exporters both in the UK and in Europe
We are now looking for a Transport Manager based in Dover in Kent

Your role will involve...

Recruitment and induction of new Class 1 drivers.

To manage / supervise the driving / warehouse and yard staff ensuring that company procedures are followed.

Allocate work to the driving staff, noting working hours and available resources.

Communicating with the appropriate suppliers and ensuring that all of the necessary equipment / consumables are issued to the drivers.

Providing the necessary administrative support, issuing paperwork to the drivers.

Coordinating the maintenance of the fleet

Managing the warehouse staff and overseeing the transhipment of freight consignments.

Managing the short and long term storage clients and ensuring that all customer requirements are fulfilled.

To report and help resolve any freight / vehicle insurance claims.

The successful candidate must have:

-UK or European Transport Management experience.
-UK or International CPC.
Excellent communication skills (Written & Verbal)
-A confident personality with a can do attitude.
-A professional positive and helpful attitude.
-Numerate and literate, it is vital that the successful candidate is able to explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form.
-IT literate.
-Ambitious with a desire to succeed.
-Strong organisational skills with an excellent memory

Salary up to £40,000
Contributory Pension
Hours - Monday to Friday with an Alternate Saturday mornings 0800 1300 Hrs


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South Coast, Kent
Benefits:UP to £40,000 salary; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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