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Transport Manager

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Job description

Transport Manager, Portarlington Salary 55,000

The key responsibilities for this position are:

* Dealing with Irish and International transport companies

* Liaising with our domestic and Ecommerce customers

* Managing all inbound and outbound air freight requirements

* Management of transport costs and budget (P&L)

* Leading the Linehaul team throughout our transport network and managing KPIs with administration staff

* The implementation of new route optimisation.

* Responsible for all management of Fastway Company Vehicles include rentals and manage insurance and all DOEs etc.

* Manage linehaul loading team and ensure vehicles run to schedule

* Managing control tower ensuring 100% accuracy of data

* Control all transport cost including annual pricing reviews and tendering processes

* Effectively manage UK and Domestic sub contractor vehicles to ensure maximum fill on vehicles

* Manage and follow HUB and company H&S

* Responsible for all employee engagements annual leave, disciplinaries, appraisals etc.

Required Experience:

  • Have an excellent level of spoken and written English
  • Previous Experience working in a Transport/Warehouse/Logistics environment
  • A professional qualification in transport / supply chain/logistics is desirable.
  • Understanding of RSA regulations.
  • Proficient on Microsoft office and relevant transport / fleet management systems
  • Previous Managerial experience (3 years +)
  • Excellent timekeeper
  • Safety Awareness
  • Knowledge of and surrounding areas would be an advantage.
  • Past logistics experience would be an advantage
  • Problem Solver and People Management experience

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