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National Transport Manager Full Time

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Overall Job summary:

On behalf of our client, we are looking for the right candidate to become  National Transport Manager. To  provide Strategic leadership of the company’s nationwide transport operations. To  drive a culture of transport excellence to ensure safety, maximise profitability and improve customer service across the 16 branches of the company. You will be based in either  the Yorkshire area or the  Midlands.

Main duties and responsibilities 

  • Work with local and regional management to identify  and implement strategies to improve transport profitability. To maximise vehicle utilisation and minimise the use of sub -contract haulage.
  • Through use of technology, training and coaching, work with local management to identify and address poor inefficient driving practices.
  • Identify and deliver improvements across transport operations.
  • Working with local management to increase levels of driver engagement.  Improve driver retention and recruitment processes, including sufficient training and inductions.
  • Ensure that the company is compliant with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensuring vehicle maintenance is up to standard, identifying the need for additionals and replacements.
  • Audit each location and provide compliance reports.
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of transport legislation and regulation.
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    Minimal Competencies and qualifications

    • Able to demonstrate similar experience, with responsibility for a HGV fleet of at least 30 vehicles.
    • Detailed Knowledge of UK legislative and regulatory requirements.
    • Proven track record of driving of driving improvements to profitability,safety and Customer service
    • Experience of Liaising with statuary bodies: Working towards FORS accreditation.
    • CPC holder ( Certificate of professional competence)
    • Multi-site operations experience
    • Available to travel UK Wide
    • Strong I.T and analytical skills

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 31st March 2018
  • Job Title: National Transport Manager
  • Salary: ££45,000 - £50,000
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