Job Vacancies

20th June 2020

We currently have the position of a Transport Manager available based at our head office in Southfleet.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

•    Responsible for the control, maintenance and optimisation the distribution network.
•    Organising deliveries and pickups from various third party suppliers in the UK.
•    Liaise with customers to confirm delivery details, accessibility etc.,
•    Generate delivery paperwork and ensure any special instructions are detailed.
•    Continuously monitor the delivery performance and be responsible for the introduction of department improvements.
•    Organise staff and transport availability to ensure goods are delivered on time.
•    Making arrangements to ensure that drivers comply with drivers’ hours and tachograph rules, and with speed limits.
•    Promote effective and efficient standards of work incorporating all company policies .
•    Where appropriate, notifying the relevant Traffic Commissioner (in writing) of all prosecutions and convictions concerning the operator, the drivers and himself within 28 days of the court hearing.
•    Management, servicing and licensing of the vehicle fleet to ensure road worthiness at all times.
•    Making arrangements to ensure that the vehicles are maintained properly, including the inspection of vehicles at the appropriate time and the action taken to remedy defects found.
•    Reporting and recording vehicle defects highlighted by drivers.
•    Ensuring the safety of vehicles and staff at all times in terms of terrorism and security .
•    Making arrangements to ensure that the vehicle/s are not overloaded.
•    Ensuring that authorised vehicles will be kept at the authorised operating centre(s) when not in use.
•    Ensure compliance with health and safety requirements and all transport legislation.
•    Notifying the relevant Traffic Commissioner of his resignation.
•    Any other duties required to maintain and protect our O Licence. 
•    Any other reasonable duties as required.

Desired Skills and Qualities:

•    Excellent interpersonal skills as effective communication is essential for this role.
•    Flexibility and thoroughness.
•    The ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
•    A polite manner and professional manner.
•    A reasonable level of fitness.
•    Be trustworthy and reliable. 

Essential Skills and Qualities:

•    Must be 18 years old or over.
•    Five GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths.
•    Previous experience is essential.
•    Strong IT skills.
•    Knowledge of DVSA regulatory requirements.
•    Transportation, route planning and logistics experience.
•    Strong geographical knowledge.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Want to apply?
Simply send you CV and covering letter either by email to or post it to FAO Tracy, Grant Haze, The Old West Barn, Highcross Road, Southfleet, Kent. DA13 9PH.