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Transport Manager

Transport Manager

Harlow, Essex

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Our esteemed client who has been a strong player within their sector is looking for a Transport Manager to join their operation.

This is a key role within the management structure of the company and will be responsible for the client’s excellent delivery record.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Ensuring all deliveries are completed on time and according to our customers’ requirements
  • Working with customers, planning routes and scheduling delivery times
  • Managing a team of 17 drivers, 4 warehouse staff and 2 Office staff (including an Assistant Manager)
  • Health & Safety of the Transport Department
  • Managing the fleet of 17 vehicles and a small number of haulage contractors
  • Managing suppliers (maintenance, agency staff, pallets, new vehicles, fuel, etc.)
  • Managing a £3m transport budget

Key attributes include:


  • Proven record in managing transport
  • Transport Manager CPC qualified with a good understanding of transport regulations
  • Ability to lead, motivate and organise their team
  • Good communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads
  • Excellent budget handling skills
  • The ability to work flexibly and within a team with a “can do” and “hands on” approach
  • Good IT skills – excellent with Excel
  • Strong management skills
  • Someone who is hands on and gets involved

If you want to have a confidential discussion, please apply with your CV or call Marie Kinchin on 0203 750 0575.