Transport Manager

Gregory Distribution
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
13 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
At Gregory Distribution, due to expansion we have created a position for Transport Manager based in the Midlands. This position will be t o assist the Business Unit Contracts Manager in managing their allocated areas of the business. Giving Operational support and undertaking analysis of the contracts within that area. The position involves: · Oversee the Management of planning, organising and supervising the activities and resources of the Business Area across the Midlands area. · Operational Support for Contracts within the Business Area. · Dealing with Key Contacts within our current customer base. · Set objectives and measure relevant financial and operational KPI’s to report to Business Unit Contracts Manager. · Evaluation of contract profitability, through analysing contract performance. · Manage regular visits to all out based operations and contractors to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction. · Identifying peaks and troughs within the Business Area and identify areas of improvement. · Identifying any areas that are underperforming and put in place strategy plans for improvement. · Producing KPI’s for the Business Area and presenting them to the Business Unit Contracts Manager · Meeting on a regular basis with Transport/Depot Managers to ensure these areas are operating as efficiently as possible. · Contract Development, identifying and developing additional areas where we can add value to existing contracts. · Actively seeking to develop new customer / product streams for the Business Area. · Experience in planning and implementation of new contracts and operations. · Attends Customer reviews, producing statistics as required for these meetings. · Performing 1-2-1’s on a regular basis with direct reports. · Conduct annual PDR interviews with direct reports. Essential Skills required: · Previous experience of working within the Transport Warehouse and logistics industry. · Be CPC National and International qualified. · Have a good understanding of legal compliance, driver’s hours and WTD's. · Leadership Skills. · Experienced in managing across multiple sites. · Have managed financial budgets and annual Profit and Loss responsibility. · Track record of leading successful change. · Proven experience in customer relationship management. · Strong evidence of management skills and making key business decisions. · Ability to translate business area requirements into a development strategy. · Strong influencing skills both internally and externally. · Capability to advise and motivate team to deliver results for the business. · Ability to present to Senior Key contacts within the business and to external customers. · Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written. · Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills. · IT literate including MS Office. Strong analytic ability in review data and reports. Why Gregory Distribution? · Salary of between £35,000 and £40,000 Dependant on Experience. · Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business. · Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits · Pension and sickness scheme · Childcare vouchers · Leading industry qualifications Who we are? With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK. As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in. Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for Apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth. So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy. This job was originally posted as