Transport Manager

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Salary Description
£50k basic salary
Contract Type

Transport Manager/Head of Fleet

Colnbrook (SL3)

£50,000 P/A

50 hours per week - Monday-Friday but flexibility required

Our client offer industry-leading transport and warehousing solutions delivered nationwide. Using cutting-edge vehicle and logistics technologies throughout their network, ensuring they can deliver the highest standard of service whilst minimising the carbon footprint at every corner.

As they continue to expand and innovate, they are seeking a highly skilled Head of Fleet and Transport to join their team and lead their transportation and logistics department.


Our client are looking for an experienced Transport and Fleet Manager to oversee all aspects of the transportation and fleet operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a diverse fleet of vehicles, ensuring compliance with regulations, overseeing insurance, and implementing cost-effective strategies to improve efficiency and performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans to optimise transportation and fleet operations
  • Oversee the management of a fleet of vehicles, including maintenance schedules, repairs, and replacements
  • Supervise driver behaviours and transportation staff, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and company policies
  • Analyse transport data to identify areas for improvement and cost-saving opportunities, and drive change in these areas
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers and and service providers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key personnel both internally and externally
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Prepare and present reports on transport and fleet performance to senior management and the Board


  • Proven experience in transportation and fleet management, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role
  • Strong knowledge of transportation regulations, safety standards, and industry best practices
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and make strategic decisions
  • Proficiency in transportation management software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively
  • TM National and International CPC

What our client offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth
  • A supportive and inclusive company culture
  • The chance to work with a dedicated team in a dynamic and growing company

We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job roles: Sales Manager, Business Development, Field Sales, Sales Executive, Telesales, Telemarketing and Account Managers.

We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

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