Transport Manager

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
04 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
JN -092020-1228182
Joseph Tinsley
Senior Management
Contract Type

I am currently supporting a leading 3PL in the search for a dynamic, CI focussed Transport Manager to oversee the distribution from their flagship site based in Leeds.

Client Details

A well established Distribution Centre within the wider network, they have received multiple accolades for "what good looks like".


Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Lead and develop the operational transport teams by translating a vision and strategy into reality
  • Working in collaboration with agency and logistics providers to ensure great service levels
  • Produce and deliver stretching transport operational budgets that drive continued improvement in operating cost per case
  • Support the development and implementation of transport change programmes
  • Champion world class legal compliance and operational standards
    Benchmark and implement best in class policy and procedures
  • Lead the service culture across the distribution centres that enables colleagues to do the right thing for our customers
  • Establish sustainable continuous improvement activity that delivers competitive advantage
  • Participate in commercial reviews alongside SMT incl. Finance, HR and Client representatives.


  • A solid knowledge of managing an FMCG transport operations with full knowledge of transport legislation - required
  • CPC (International / National) - required
  • Knowledge of digital scheduling and driver management packages - advantageous
  • Experienced in both open/closed book contracts
  • CI led - Be inquisitive, innovative and focused on delivering the best possible service to the customer
  • Flexible around what is a 24/7 operation
  • Experience in working within a unionised environment
  • Significant experience within a Transport & Logistics background (ideally as a Transport Manager)

Job Offer

  • Basic salary of £45,000 - £55,000 DOE
  • Car Allowance / Company Car
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Contribution
  • Vast Development Opportunities

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