Transport Operations Manager


Reporting into the Transport General Manager, the Transport Operations Manager will be responsible for a high-profile & fast-paced multi-drop transport operation in the Morley (West Yorkshire) area.
Management of multi-client portfolio across various sectors.
P&L responsibility for multiple client contracts.
Responsibility for circa 80 drivers, 70+ LGV & HGV vehicles + an office team of 10.
Training of Drivers to deliver a "White-Glove" value-added service to clients as part of their daily tasks.
Recruitment, on-boarding and driver retention.
You will be front-foot in helping to lead the operation - a big part of this role will be in spotting opportunities to grow revenue for the business.
Able to understand client needs and respond to them pro-actively and positively.
Management of P&L of approx £6m costs, SLA's etc.
Compliance and Legislation adherence.
Account management of clients - including regular meetings & communication in order to ensure a strong working relationship.


Transport Manager or Transport Supervisor ideally within fast paced distribution (Day 1 for Day 2 or Same Day).
CPC National certification - ESSENTIAL
Multi-Drop experience - ESSENTIAL
Demonstrable Transport P&L management experience.
Overall management responsibility for at least 50 heads or more.
Front-foot & hands-on leadership style - this role is very much a hands-on & full-on transport management role.
Able to liaise from shop-floor to Board level.
Keen to leave a lasting impact and legacy on the wider business.
Someone who wants to play an integral part in building/growing a strong operation.
Someone who wants to develop their career with a progressive business.
This is a position with an active progression pathway in mind to General Manager level within the medium to long-term.

With over 20 years of expertise in the Logistics/Supply Chain sector - Indigo Search recruit for management, director & executive roles across the UK.

  • Location: Morley, England
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Indigo Search Ltd
  • Posted: 23-Jan-2024
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