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Transport Manager Peterborough

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics Peterborough United Kingdom

1 month ago



At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions with +20,000 colleagues globally.

If you open your fridge freezer, up to 20% of the products you’ll see have passed through a Lineage facility. We support customers who keep our schools and restaurants stocked and supplied as well as working with many of the UK’s leading retailers.

Our Peterborough facility is currently seeking a Transport Manager to ensure legal compliance is adhered to in line with operator licence stipulations. To direct, control and monitor transport planning, staff and drivers and ensure the completion of all daily functions are completed to a high standard. Leading the Lineage way promoting our values: Safe, Trust, Respect, Innovation, Bold and Servant Leadership.

Working hours

Monday to Friday 08:00-16:30

The Role
• Ensure that... all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced at correct intervals, complying with O’licence undertakings
• Manage the development, performance and maintenance of the organisation’s transport to produce an efficient transport service, maximising performance, value and profitability against pre-agreed targets
• Knowledgeable in all compliance areas including: Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.
• Develop new initiatives and look for new ways to optimise the transport service offering.
• Responsibility to adhere to budgets and plan to maximise profitability.
• Appraise staff performance and taking disciplinary measures when required.
• Monitoring driver performance by means of vehicle telematics.
• Monitor DCPC periodic training and book training courses as required.
• Monitor, Debrief, Manage driver EU and Working Time infringements, carry out or arrange training as needed.
• Responsible for managing/investigating accidents/incidents, and downloading CCTV footage when needed.
• Assist in developing plans for team activities to include strategy to achieve agreed targets
• Day to day tasks such as route planning, resource allocation and management, driver supervision
• You would also be responsible for health and safety training on site and the implementing of site based risk assessments and safe working procedures. You will maintain a proactive approach towards all H&S orientated issues and always endeavour to resolve any issues arising on shift.

Who we're looking for:
• The successful candidate must have a Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
• Good geographical knowledge and depot network understanding.
• The ability to learn new systems and ways of working is essential..
• Using strong communication skills, you will pro-actively approach other key stakeholders within the network to ensure we are operating in the most cost-effective way.
• Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
• Leadership qualities with ability to manage and motivate a team

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Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments and competitive pay. Benefits include life assurance, access to a leading UK credit union and a twice yearly cycle-to-work scheme
Peterborough UK

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