Transport Manager Jobs

Transport manager jobs are responsible for the management of the delivery of goods. Transport manager jobs would look after routing, monitoring driver hours and ensuring the operation runs with minimum disruption.

Transport manager jobs will have the responsibility for planning the routes and schedules of drivers involved in road haulage, distribution and logistics. The transport manager jobs must ensure that all operations are carried out in accordance with UK and EU laws, vehicle safety regulations. The transport manager jobs are also responsible for the environmental controls on fuel emissions and traffic congestion, driver hours, customs requirements and food hygiene where applicable. Transport manager jobs must ensure that the most economical method of completing the journey has been calculated as there will be budgetary restrictions.

Transport manager jobs will often work weekends and shifts to cover 24-hour operations. The working environment varies for transport manager jobs between offices and depots, to visiting vehicles on the road in all weathers.

Transport manager jobs you should have strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads and have good numeric skills for financial management.

A good transport manager jobs will be able to think logically and analytically, be flexible and able to make decisions quickly and have strong communication skills to deal with various people from drivers to government officials. Transport manager jobs must be computer literate, be prepared to work in a variety of different locations and conditions and be comfortable working in a hands-on, practical situation

The essential qualification for transport manager jobs is the Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) of the Department for Transport (in Northern Ireland, the equivalent is the Department of the Environment).

Transport manager jobs salaries range from £22,000 a year. Some transport manager jobs are on a top salary of £80,000.

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    Location: Stirling

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Logistics / Distribution

    This world-leading manufacturing company is looking for an experienced Logistics Coordinator to start with them immediately on a temporary basis, with a view to becoming a permanent member of the team.  This is a key role within the organisation, providing a superb opportunity for a candidate with previous international logistics ...