Transport Manager

Location Huddersfield
Discipline: Logistics & Supply Chain
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Contact email: team@indigosearch.co.uk
Job ref: 10219_1635354404
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

THE ROLE:

  • Reporting into the General Manager, the Transport Manager will be responsible for a high-profile & fast-paced transport operation in the Huddersfield area.
  • Management of multi-client portfolio across various sectors.
  • P&L responsibility for multiple client contracts.
  • Responsibility for circa 60 drivers, 50+ LGV & HGV vehicles + an office team of 12 (including Transport Co-Ordinators).
  • Training of Drivers to deliver a "White-Glove" value-added service to clients as part of their daily tasks.
  • Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention.
  • You will be front-foot in helping to lead the operation - a big part of this role will be in spotting opportunities to grow revenue for the business.
  • Able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively and positively.
  • Management of P&L of approx £5m costs, SLA's etc.
  • Compliance and Legislation adherence.
  • Account management of clients - including regular meetings & communication in order to ensure a strong working relationship.

THE PERSON:

  • Transport Manager or Transport Supervisor ideally within fast paced distribution (Day 1 for Day 2 OR Day 1 for Day 2).
  • 3PL experience - ESSENTIAL
  • CPC National certification - ESSENTIAL
  • B2B or Home Delivery experience is beneficial.
  • Demonstrable Transport P&L management experience - ideally across multi-contracts.
  • Overall management responsibility for at least 40 heads or more.
  • Able to deliver a high quality "white glove service" on behalf of prestigious clients who hold service in high-regard.
  • Front-foot & hands-on leadership style - this role is very much a hands-on & full-on transport management role.
  • Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
  • Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
  • Someone who wants to play an integral part in building/growing a strong operation.
  • Someone who wants to develop their career with a progressive business.

ABOUT US:

With over 18 years of expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.