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Tyne And Wear
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1 Sep 2022

Strive are a UK wide Supply Chain & Logistics management recruiter. Please visit strive . co . uk for additional roles across engineering, production, warehouse & transport operations.

Transport Opps Manager - Washington

£40k + Excellent Bens see below


Our client is a medium sized 3PL with operations across the North. They provide a rage of transport services to retail clients, shipping products to stores on a daily multi-drop basis. They now need a commercially focused Manager with a CPC who will take on the O License to take charge of the operation.

Reports to: National Operations Manager

Directly responsible for: Office Staff, a few Warehouse Staff, overall supervision of Drivers, Depot Health & Safety compliance. c40 in total.

Role Summary:

  • Full compliance with Operators Licence requirements e.g. tachograph regulations, vehicle maintenance, defect reporting system, driver licence checks etc to ensure Company compliance
  • Effectively organise and manage a team of supervisors, drivers and vehicles
  • Manage staffing levels effectively including the recruitment of drivers and warehouse staff
  • Overall supervision of these staff including organising staff daily workload along with any disciplinary action in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensure effective handover of information between shifts/depots
  • Be first point of contact for any problems that might arise developing customer relationships both internally and externally, dealing with queries and complaints in a professional manner whilst ensuring operational efficiencies
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of budgets and financial controls, legislation and relevant fleet controls along with the authorisation and issuing of order number system for maintenance/repairs
  • Provide statistics and reports as required
  • Understand, implement, and maintain Health and Safety procedures with a full knowledge of transport operations and vehicles
  • Ensure all depot disciplines are adhered to including daily housekeeping checks and monitoring and maintenance of fuel levels/vehicle MPG s.
  • Investigating and interviewing post incident and/or accident reports
  • Route planning to ensure maximum efficiency, utilisation and profitability of resource
  • Maintain holiday and attendance roster keeping overtime and/or agency to a minimum.
  • To undertake appropriate training and personal development activities across the Company as required

Essential criteria:

CPC qualified

Previous experience working within a Transport Management role

Strong and effective team management skills

PC literate with strong knowledge of Microsoft packages such as Excel and Outlook.

Expert Communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity - we look forward to your application.

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  • Job Reference: 699491958-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Strive Supply Chain
    Strive Supply Chain
  • Location: Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent