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Transport Manager

  • Location:

    Farnborough

  • Sector:

    TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chelange Joseph

  • Contact email:

    cj@wr-transport.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232548_1617288155

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Transport Manager required for a leading UK Transport company based Near Farnborough.

As an experienced Transport Manager you will have sound geographical knowledge and experience planning and dealing with Transport UK Wide.

Sound geographical knowledge and experience of routing vehicles is essential.
Speaking with construction personnel and crane drivers. - THICK SKIN
Heavy Haulage experience ESSENTIAL

Package:
Monday - Friday
Alternating shift pattern details on application

£35,000 - £40,000
Company bonus 28 days holiday, Pension, Free Parking

Hours
7am - 6pm

Team Size:
30

5 office staff

Fleet size 30
15 Cranes

The Role:
Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed order
Report to the Managing Director the absence from work of drivers and staff.
Direct drivers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
Respect the law on road traffic and the traffic of goods
Communicating with Crane drivers, subcontractors, managers & key personnel
Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency.
Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
Accurately calculating supply costs in relation to each movement or transaction.
Obtaining quotes for transportation and also making cost comparisons.
Establish relationships with clients in pursuit of sustainable business relationships
Ensuring compliance with all current legislation and regulation

You must have experienced in the following :
Heavy Haulage
UK Distribution.
Construction industry.
Driving regulations for HGV and Crane , Working Time Directive, Driving Hours etc.
GOOD IT SKILLS
Experience of Transport Management systems
Excellent Communication Skills

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