Transport Manager

10 February 20202020-02-10



Transport Manager


We’re on the lookout for a Transport Manager for our Cambuslang Distribution Depot to manage all aspects of the transport department.

This will include vehicle maintenance, compliance, people planning & development, load planning and administration.   


So what’s involved?

This position will report directly into the Scotland Distribution Network General Manager on-site and is all about running the day-to-day transport operations efficiently. You will be targeted with KPI-driven service levels (OTIF percentage), working to the transport budget and overseeing people management (such as training & development).

Other responsibilities of this position include:

  • Transport operations compliance (laws & regulations) including licensing, vehicle maintenance, working time regulations, company policies & procedures, stock security, equipment security, cash security & housekeeping.
  • Ensure the scheduling and utilisation of vehicles distribution are for maximum company efficiency.
  • Support the senior management team, other depots, your senior management team and all other warehouse/ distribution staff.
  • Follow all company Health & Safety and HR policies & procedures
  • Getting involved with additional ad-hoc duties including audits, recording & investigating, reporting etc.
  • Management of Suppliers (Hauliers, vehicle maintenance etc.)


What you’ll need:

We are looking for someone with experience delivering excellent customer service within a multi-drop, mixed load distribution operation, preferably within an FMCG logistics/ distribution business. You’ll also need:

  • CPC Qualification essential
  • Strong team leadership and man-management abilities through excellent communication
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret management accounts
  • Able to identify & deliver business improvement projects  
  • An understanding of IT packages including Microsoft & Navman tracking system



Apply now, send us a CV that demonstrates your experience and we’ll aim to get back to you ASAP!