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3PL Transport Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH108826
  • Location: Scotland, Glasgow
  • Sector: Civil Engineering, Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 20/06/2017
Our client, a very large manufacturing organication, has a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate for a Area Transport Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Area Transport Manager to manage and be accountable for
an Area Transport operation which includes a Contract Haulier fleet of over 70 Tippers and 25 mixers
in addition to the management of all Third Party haulage businesses in use across Scotland
operations.

This is a strategic appointment and the main aim will be to manage performance of external hauliers (3pl's).

The position is also responsible for the annual £35m transport budget and driving efficiency and cost
savings across the area. Due to the 24/7 operations within the business this will include the ability to
manage a competent driving workforce of circa 200 direct and indirect hauliers, over both day and
night shifts.

We would expect the successful candidate to be responsible for leading a safe, sustainable, customer
focused and cost effective transport operation for the Business. The position will prove a strategic transport focused platform for the Area, to complement the regional strategy, whilst creating the ability to maximise and develop the flexibility of both Contract and Third Party haulage
fleets

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK,
as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage. No
agencies please. Our client is an equal opportunities employer. Our people are our business. In
recognising this we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading
rewards, incentives and benefits

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office