Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary: Up to £24000 per annum + bonus, product discounts
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Transport Supervisor (Bedford)

Job Description

A well respected and established retail brand has an exciting opportunity for a Transport Supervisor to join an expanding, dynamic business in Bedford. The role would suit a current Transport Supervisor who is looking for a new challenge, or an experienced Transport Clerk / Debriefer who is looking to further develop their logistics career with a step up into management.

Reporting directly into the transport manager, the role would suit a competent and professional individual with real ambition to assist in the continued growth of this business. It is important that you have a thorough understanding of the pressures and demands that this environment brings with it. You will be looking for an organisation in which you can make your mark, to develop your career further into senior management as the client is actively encouraging individuals that want to step into their shoes in 18 months to 2 years. There is a definite career path for the right individual.

There will be significant liaison and interaction with your team of drivers, and pre-briefing responsibilities to ensure that the day's schedules are clear and achievable. It is essential that you have clear communication skills, can build rapport with your team, but also manage behaviours appropriately. You will have knowledge of transport compliance and legalities and oversee the operational effectiveness to ensure the business runs as smoothly and as efficiently as possible by achieving optimum service levels whilst working to business critical KPI's.

This position is very much hands-on. It is important therefore that that you have a forward thinking, dynamic approach to man-management to ensure that your drivers and small office team are engaged and working as efficiently as possible. A firm but fair management style together with common sense will be required. The company will support you with your CPC qualification.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation and is a genuine opportunity to make a positive career step. For immediate consideration, send your CV without delay!


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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