Senior Transport Manager

Position: Senior Transport Manager

Location: Kent

Salary: Up to £55,000 (DEO)

We are recruiting for one of the UK’s leading distributors, who supply food, drink and catering supplies out of their network of 26 depots UK-wide.

This role is for overseeing a team of managers, drivers and supervisors, a busy transport office and a fleet of vehicles for a multi-national food service brand.

Your key responsibilities as a Senior Transport Manager:

  • Responsible for the running and compliance of around 50 vehicles and routes
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve efficiency and improve costs
  • Liaising with customers and colleagues to ensure the operation runs smoothly and cost-effectively
  • Disciplinary meetings as and when required
  • Set and monitor KPI’s to ensure all staff perform as expected and identify areas of improvement
  • All Health & Safety procedures must be maintained and company policies and procedures adhered to
  • Understanding and implementing VOSA standards


  • Transport Managers CPC essential
  • Proven experience in foodservice transportation service essential
  • Multi-drop planning experience is advantageous
  • Chilled, ambient & frozen good distribution experience essential
  • Strong management skills
  • The ability to work well in a fast paced environment


  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) as a minimum and the opportunity to buy more
  • Salary up to £55,000 (DEO)
  • Pension – contribute 4% and it will be matched (after year 1, it’ll be matched up to 6%).
  • Life cover that you can increase.
  • Access to confidential support and counselling, when you need it.
  • Private medical insurance
  • High street discounts
  • Opportunity to buy dental cover and critical illness cover

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Location Kent
Job titleSenior Transport Manager
Salary £50000 - £55000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email
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