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Transport Manager

Newbury, UK Req #531
07 February 2024


Transport Manager| Full time | Newbury


In this role you will be responsible for coordinating the storage, transportation, and delivery of goods. You will be involved in the day-to-day management of the transport team along with the general fleet and vehicle management. You will be monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods, whilst making sure that all delivery requirements for the depot are successfully met.


The role’s key responsibilities are:


  • Ensuring vehicles are properly maintained, if required arrange repairs and routine maintenance.
  • Ensure drivers comply with the drivers’ hours and working time rules.
  • Ensure that drivers are properly trained and competent to operate all relevant vehicles and equipment.
  • Managing recruitment, training and appraising of employees.
  • Managing of costs within budget.
  • Ensure that all required records are made properly and kept for the required period.
  • Load and unload outgoing and incoming pallets.
  • Ensure all machinery; mechanical handling equipment and safety devices are used in accordance with company procedure and Health & Safety training.
  • Ensure all safety checks on forklift trucks and batteries are carried out, with any defects reported to the warehouse supervisor.


What we need from you:


Essential Skills

• CPC Operator’s license  

• Ability to be flexible as we are a 7-day operation
• Organisational and planning skills
• Good IT skills
• Good team work skills
• People Management



Desirable Skills

Level 2 in English & Maths


In return we will:


Support your development journey, help you grow you and offer:


  • Salary of up to £39,000 depending on experience
  • Competitive Annual Leave.
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Access to the Wellbeing Centre – providing education, support, and tools to help you live a healthier and happier life.
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Health Care Cash Plan



About us

EV CARGO have grown to become a predominate international supply chain partner to many of the world’s leading brands. We enable customer success through market leading air, ocean, surface freight, logistics, supply chain and technology solutions. Our growth is accelerating around the world. 


Diversity and Inclusion

Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group. 


EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.  


You must have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom.  


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Other details

  • Job Family Manager
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date 18 March 2024
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Location on Google Maps
  • Newbury, UK