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Transport Operations Manager East London

50k + 5.5k car allowance + Health + Pension.


Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at www.strive.co.uk or join us on twitter at twitter. com /strivellp for further vacancies and information.

We are delighted to assist our client, one of the worlds largest FMCG distribution companies in their search for a senior Transport professional. This role has excellent prospects & a great deal of autonomy.


Ideal candidate?   

Must have run a fast moving Transport operation [parcels / e-comm & food for example would be comparative environments].

A strong leader who will take hold of a transport operation & offer real guidance to all.

CPC qualified (Essential)

Must have held an O License

Great leadership skills

Set & Managed a transport budget

Being a role model and be responsible for setting and maintaining standards in service, cost, health & safety and compliance.


Role Summary:

Reporting into the General Manager, you will be tasked with running every aspect of a busy, high pressure transport operation. The site delivers across London on a multi-drop basis. 

You will be responsible for the all activities for the transport function ensuring the site compliance is up to date and legal records are up to date at all times

Managing a budget of 5m in an extremely fast paced transport environment. Deliver the budgeted numbers for all areas relating to transport costs.

Leading a team of 2 with 8 Transport support staff and 60+ drivers. Including improving route planning

Creating a better working culture & operational environment ensuring the department is fully compliant & all staff are fully on board.

Maintain & look to improve on time delivery service to customers and achieve 100% on vehicle departure times.

All areas of the FTA vision tracker to be reporting a green status.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a transport professional who wants to grow with a business & develop a career.


We look forward to your application.


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