Regional Logistics Manager

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Other High Technology Manufacturing

Location:  Avon, South West


This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader within their fast paced and expanding transport department.

Operating within a highly successful business, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and leading a team of approximately 40-50 transport staff including Drivers, Trainers, Planners etc.
  • Ensuring full legal compliance with the Operators License, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Performance managing all staff to achieve their KPI’s.
  • Leading and delivering transport improvement projects.
  • Setting KPI’s and targets for the team.
  • Providing input to the annual transport budget and ensuring it’s achieved on a monthly basis.
  • Managing and developing the transport planning team to deliver fleet efficiencies whilst meeting customer needs.
  • Effectively resolving any transport issues arising from customers, drivers or third parties to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Analysing vehicle telematics data and addressing any issues that may arise.
  • Working with the Driver Trainer to monitor individual driver performance and develop a corrective training plan for drivers that do not adhere to legislation or achieve VOSA standards.
  • Ensuring the transport function meets business KPI’s which include: kilometres per litre, vehicle fill, vehicle utilisation, drivers’ hours and vehicles off road.
  • Ensuring you promote a safety first culture.


To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you MUST:-

  • Hold a national CPC.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years experience managing a transport team and have direct involvement with the management of Drivers.
  • Have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a competent manger with the ability to implement change.
  • Possess a good level of transport compliance knowledge.
  • Have experience of disciplinary hearings and procedures.
  • Be motivated by and possess proven success improving transport performance and efficiency.
  • Understand how to best utilise planning software.
  • Have the ability to challenge existing methods and operate within a high pressured environment.

Any additional qualifications such as an IOSH or NEBOSH in H&S would be beneficial but not essential.

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