Transport Supervisor

DescriptionGreat Bear is an award-winning 3rd Party UK business of Ambient products, providing nationwide dedicated and shared user warehousing and distribution solutions.
We are recruiting for a Transport Supervisor to work at our Minworth site on a full time, permanent basis.
Job Description
Shift: 4 on 4 off [Nights]
Salary: £27,300 plus £1000 night allowance
Key Responsibilities
* Communicating with Transport Manager and Transport Planning Teams to maximise backloads, identifying cost saving opportunities, trailer utilisation and cost efficiency.
* Ensuring effective planning and utilisation of drivers and sub-contract haulage for deliveries out of multiple warehousing sites.
* Acting as a point of escalation to deal with queries by telephone, fax and e-mail from our customer, sub contract haulier’s and warehousing sites.
* Responsible for building and maintaining a good working relationship with team members, vendors, hauliers and partners.
* Liaising with the GBD traffic and administration teams to ensure the highest standards of performance are maintained at all times.
* Reporting problems and dealing with any issues/queries that may arise.
* Daily communication with operational teams, vendors and customers regarding network/route plan changes.
* Continual improvement for cost reductions, identifying where cost can be saved from tactical route changes.
Qualifications
* Have previous transport and office experience and be able to demonstrate a high level of transport knowledge and expertise in a busy and demanding environment
* Experience of transport policy and strategy development along with experience in master planning and a good knowledge of transportation and planning systems
Additional Information
In return for your passion, hard work and determination in providing outstanding service to our customers we offer:
* Competitive salary
* Competitive holidays
* Life Assurance
* Pension scheme
* Staff facilities including vending machines and canteen area
* Access to our benefits platform: discounts on high street retailers, utilities, holidays and cinema tickets
* Training and development with career progression opportunities and MANY MORE
When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today
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Sutton Coldfield, City and Borough of Birmingham
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