Who is our client?

My client is a highly reputable national distribution organisation who are currently undergoing a restructure due to growth. You have demonstrable strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a large transport team. You will provide overall leadership for all aspects of the transport operation as well as supporting the overall requirements of the site. You are an experienced Transport Manager with a National CPC qualification.

The role requirements

You will effectively organise and manage a team of planners, drivers and vehicles.

You will look to develop customer relationships, dealing with queries and complaints calmly and decisively.

You will assist and facilitate the development and implementation of distribution solutions and strategies across their UK network.

You will support the performance, personal and career development aspirations of all Managers and colleagues.

You will ensure that all Health & Safety processes are adhered to, as well as leading initiatives in quality, efficiency, cost and implementation of action plans.

You will continually manage the site to its optimum.

You will look to increase customer satisfaction, identifying any process and procedural improvements.

What sort of people are we looking for?

As the successful candidate you will have demonstrable experience in a similar fast paced and demanding ‘specialised’ Logistics environment.

You will mentor and motivate whilst enhancing service and reducing costs.

You will work with the transport operations team in providing them with direction and leadership.

You will participate in customer forecasting, planning, development and implementation of national distribution solutions for their customers.

It is essential that you hold a National CPC qualification.

You have experience of managing and leading a large transport team.

You are numerate, with experience of delivering targets within budgetary constraints.

You have the ability to communicate at all levels.

You are able to work on your own initiative and meet required deadlines.