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Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Ian Everett

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Transport Manager

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced hands-on Transport Manager to join a leading 3PL and warehouse businesses on a full time, permanent basis in the Northamptonshire area. This is a Mon to Fri days position. The business is well established and successful in what they do.

Directly reporting into the General Manager, you will be responsible for leading the transport operations team ensuring that daily operational objectives are achieved and that the team achieves their performance targets. It is very much about identifying areas of continuous improvement, always with a focus on the customer.

It is essential that you possess excellent communication and organisational skills as the role would suit an individual who has an inclusive people-management style - encouraging and supportive, yet firm when required. You will liaise closely with customers, stakeholders and key contacts within the business, as well as managing your team of drivers and support staff. You will take responsibility for KPI management, H&S and all personnel related matters with regards to the teams' progress, personal development, training requirements, appraisals and disciplinary.

A 3PL background is essential as is your manager CPC as you will need to possess up to date knowledge of transport regulations. Pallet Network operations and trunking experience is also desirable. A flexible approach and passion for the job and the people with whom you work are key qualities. In essence, someone with fire in their belly, who cares about delivering on objectives and bringing the team with them, will excel in this role.

Good financial acumen and strong commercial attributes would be advantageous in being able to identify business opportunities.

For immediate consideration, send your CV without delay!

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