Transport Supervisor

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Simpson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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  • Start date:

    21/11/2019 16:40:48

Transport Supervisor


Speke, Liverpool

Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm

Key Responsibilities:-

  • System planning for a fleet of 25+ Class 1 vehicles
  • Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Comply with legal requirements and company policies
  • Ensure drivers have the correct paperwork and equipment to carry out their role
  • To manage and plan vehicle movement, meeting the delivery needs of the customer while maximising load efficiency
  • Maintain driver and depot communication, including pre-delivery , driver briefings and appropriate contact throughout each journey to ensure progress is effectively tracked
  • Provide accurate information through Handover sheets to the Transport team

Skills and Experience:-

  • Experience of logistics and transport planning
  • Proven track record of working to deadlines and operational KPI's
  • Strong Planning and communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • CPC - Desirable but not essential
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Professional manner towards clients and colleagues
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft excel and willingness to adapt to in house IT systems
  • Basic knowledge of driver hours regulations
  • Great telephone manner
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Logical way of thinking
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Work unsupervised
  • Record of working nights previous
  • Competent decision making

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