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Transport Manager (VR/20876)

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Reference
VR/20876

Salary
£26,000 - £28,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- West Yorkshire -- South Kirkby

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Tuesday, May 19, 2020


Transport Shift Manager VR/20876

Our client has had the role of Transport Shift Manager become availble, based at South Kirkby, 4 on 4 off shift and the hours are 06.30am - 18.30pm. 

This is for an international freight and logistics company in the UK. Working with an unrivalled network of professional partners across the world. Exxperts in all major Global trade markets and specialists in Europe, China, South East Asia, and the Indian Subcontinent.
We are currently seeking a Transport Shift Manager, 06.30am - 18.30pm, on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, at our South Kirkby depot.

Responsibilities
Ensuring planned routes are as cost-effective as possible, including back-loading, and are in line with Working Time Directive and Drivers Hours regulations
Planning, directing and controlling the activities of the transport planning team.
Producing optimal transport plans and approve transport routes
Monitoring transport management software
Liaising with branch teams and customers as required on deliveries and any issues
Providing a vital link between customers and operational teams
Producing cost efficient operational transport plans daily, using specific customer IT software
Ensuring the department provides a quality first class service to the customer though careful planning.
Ensuring all activities are in line with budget
Ensuring department complies with health and safety legislation
Assisting with project work to optimise schedules and synergies.

Essential Skills and Experience for the role of Transport Shift Manager
Previous experience working in a distribution environment
Knowledge of transport legislation
IT Literate - Excel and Word are essential
Driven and self-motivated
Proactive problem-solving capability
Flexibility and adaptability - Depot open 24/7 so will need to be flexible with hours.
Able to work to deadlines and meet targets
Excellent communication skills
Team Player

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