Transport Manager – Leeds

Job Type:
  • Permanent
Supply Chain Industries:
  • Supply Chain Logistics
Reference Number: FG-2007


Role: Transport Manager 
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45k


Role Profile:

Deekay are recruiting for an experienced Transport Manager for a major 3PL organisation.
Hours of work: Monday - Friday (Days)


  • Leading the way in terms of best practice regarding safety and ensuring your team understand the importance of being safe in the workplace
  • Proactively seeking to understand financial performance of the operation and takes ownership for addressing inefficiencies which impact on the depot's P&L
  • Deliver improving financial performance for the operation, ensuring the site meets budget commitments by closely managing controlled costs.
  • Actively seeking to improve efficiency, reduce operating costs, increasing margin and meeting budget targets set
  • To lead and partner with Health & Safety representative on local and site initiatives including H&S induction and training
  • Works with and supports line manager
  • Responsible for vehicle management, including liaison with fleet
  • Improving and maintaining staffs KPI's including attrition, absence, accident and H&S

Skills, Experience & Personal Attributes:

  • CPC is essential
  • Experience in managing and operating the O License
  • Experience in Transport Management role is essential
  • Experience in Managing a large fleet and drivers
  • Be able to organise workload and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Fully computer literate and able to use IT packages including Word, Excel and TMS
  • Thrives in a fast paced, challenging and dynamic environment
  • Good people management skills, self-driven, positive can-do attitude


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