Location: Essex, England
Salary: Up to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

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Transport Supervisor

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Supervisor to join a leading logistics business who specialise in transport, warehousing and pallet services. The role is offered on a full time, permanent basis near Braintree, Essex.

My client is looking for a pro-active Transport Supervisor with sound planning capabilities and experienced in the groupage/haulage industry with full load distribution expertise.

Directly reporting into the Transport Manager, you will enjoy the buzz of a busy transport environment and working with a fleet of around 30, 18 tonne and artic vehicles.

You will work with CPC Holders to ensure all DVSA 'Operator Licence' legislative requirements are adhered to. You will make arrangements to ensure that drivers' comply with drivers' hours and tachograph rules and with speed limits and be responsible the reporting and recording of vehicle defects by drivers.

You will work within a small transport team and will be responsible for the planning arrangements to ensure that the vehicle/s are not overloaded, ensuring that authorised vehicles will be kept at the authorised operating centres when not in use and also ensure fleet records for depot are maintained to a high standards.

The successful candidate will be responsible for transport checks, defect reporting, servicing (DOE, tail lifts, Tacho calibration, MOT's) and ensure all Health and Safety Legislation is complied with.

You will possess good geographical knowledge and be IT literate.

You will have the ability to prioritise, work independently and make progress on tasks with minimal supervision and have good interpersonal skills, being able to deal with people at all levels.

Qualities that the client holds in high regard are honesty, drive and passion for doing what it takes to get the job done.

For immediate consideration send your CV to


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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