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Transport Manager

Salary: £30,000 - 34,000 per year
Location: Warrington
Company: Universal Business Team
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We are currently seeking an experienced Transport Manager to join a well-established, family-run SME based in Warrington. As a Transport Manager you will be responsible for ensuring all goods are delivered in line with, or exceeding, customer’s expectations by managing sub-contractors and couriers within the UK whilst maintaining tight cost control.

Key responsibilities and duties of this role...

  • Report and review transport out cost vs budgeted
  • Report and review on customer experience by liaising with drivers and customer service team
  • Constantly review processes and prioritize improvements
  • Forecast delivery requirements based on both new customer and turnover trends
  • Constantly challenge current delivery methods with ‘what if’ scenarios
  • Perform root cause analysis against repeat issues to continually improve the service
  • Maintaining commercial contracts with our service providers
  • Take the lead in despatch tenders and collate / analyse and suggest alternate transport options
  • Ensure that current and future Health & Safety policy is adhered to continually support the creation of a center of excellence culture
  • Build strong links with SOP and the warehouse to facilitate a smooth flow of orders and to deal with any issues that arise
  • Strong focus on making sure the best possible delivery service is provided to get orders to the customers on time and in good condition
  • Use of systems and ability to identify areas for improvement to enable the highest level of delivery service.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have the following skills, attributes and qualifications...

  • Business and commercial understanding for budget control
  • Experience in a similar role is essential
  • The ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Data driven and analytical approach
  • Good time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good geographical and motorway knowledge of the UK


Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm

Benefits

  • Salary £30k - £34k (depending on experience)
  • +Quarterly Bonus (discretionary)
  • 23 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
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