Transport Manager

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Simon Acres Recruitment are looking for a Transport Manager to run an efficient operation for a well established Builders Merchants in the Suffolk area.

You should have a proven track record in managing a fleet in a Builders Merchant environment and experience of effectively running a successful function. 

The individual will be responsible for the transport and distribution operations and also for providing excellent standards of service, efficiency and performance.


Your duties will include:

  • Responsibility for the day to day operations of the transport department
  • Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles
  • Responsibility for all the dispatching, routing and tracking of delivery vehicles
  • Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislations and procedures to do with tachographs
  • Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers
  • Involvement in strategic development and improvements
  • Ensuring that all vehicles are properly maintained and serviced
  • Maintain accurate administrative records
  • Appraising staff performance and all disciplinary issues that may arise
  • Responsibility for all health and safety issues of fleet
  • Liaising with yard operatives to ensure correct products, quantities, locations and timings
  • Experience in the merchant industry would be preferable


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Transport Manager who has dealt with the trade. 


You should have: 

  • Experience within a Builders Merchant environment
  • Transport Management 3+ Years


Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency in relation to this vacancy. 

15 February 2021
£30,000 - £50,000