Transport Team Manager

  • Location:

    Wigan, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £26000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    John.Wilson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/545849

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-05

  • Start date:

    06/12/2019 15:23:43

Transport Team Manager

£26,000

Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan

Tuesday - Saturday (40 hours per week)

Rotating - 6-2 / 2-10 / 10-6

Key Responsibilities:-

  • 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
  • Proven track record of working to deadlines and operational KPI's
  • Strong 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

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