Transport Manager

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1404110

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Transport Manager ( home based )

Transport Manager

Working from Home

The ideal candidate will have an excellent geographical knowledge of UK/Ireland and should have at least 2 years’ experience in a busy planning office.

Excellent Salary for the right candidate

The Role:

This role is a critical role within a rapidly growing business. The person will be responsible for coordinating and planning all transport and logistics needs.

  • Full management of customer collections, planning routes, shipping’s, communication of expected delivery times and managing drivers.
  • Dealing with all deviations to plans and putting in place effective remedial actions to ensure high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure full compliance with Operators Licence and all legislative requirements.
  • Liaise with customers to ensure collection and delivery bookings are achievable
  • Allocate appropriate drivers, vehicles and trailers to individual jobs in an efficient manner to meet the customer’s requirements while maintaining focus on minimising costs.
  • Regularly monitor progress of each driver to ensure the timely and efficient collection and delivery of the loads.
  • Continually update customers of changes and delays
  • Allocate equipment to specific shipping routes ensuring that the customers’ requirements are met while minimising shipping costs.
  • Answer telephone calls in a quick and polite manner.
  • Organise vehicle serving in line with Licence requirements
  • Cover all Transport Manager duties governed by operator licence
  • Report any customer complaints or complaints of any type to the Managing Director
  • All other reasonable duties as directed by the Managing Director 

The Person:

  • CPC qualification
  • Be flexible and respond positively and reliably to customer requests.
  • Good numerical and analytical skills with strong attention to detail to ensure documentation is correct and error free.
  • Must have experience of working in a Transport environment and full knowledge of Transport legislation.
  • Must be an effective communicator and be able to develop good working relationships at all levels.
  • Comfortable working in a pressurised environment and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a flexible approach 

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