Transport Operations Manager (East Midlands)

Location: Derbyshire DE55 4QH
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday 07.00 – 17.00
Salary: £30,740 a year

Freightroute Limited is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK. Established in 1979 we operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles. We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to our customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

An opportunity has arisen for a Transport Operations Manager at our East Midlands depot (Mansfield) Monday to Friday 07.00 – 17.00

The role

As a Transport Operations Manager you will be responsible for a small transport office and warehouse team and a fleet of up to 14 vehicles & drivers. Your main task will be to ensure that customers’ pallets are both delivered and collected to schedule.

Your key duties will include:

  • Organising your office team and fleet of vehicles to ensure performance levels are achieved.
  • Ensuring the transport operation runs safely and is compliant with all relevant regulations.
  • Ensuring all relevant HS&E policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Responsibility for dealing with customer queries and complaints ensuring all queries are dealt with in a timely manner, resolved to a mutual satisfaction and reported correctly with support from your line manager.
  • Achieving compliance with internal company procedures.


What you’ll need

Proven track record of supervisory /management experience in a Transport or Distribution role within a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of relevant transport legislation, including digital tachographs and Working Time Directive (WTD).
  • Previous experience of transport planning / scheduling.
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • National CPC is desirable, although not essential.
  • Right to work in the UK.


Freightroute Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

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