Transport Manager

Transport Manager

Job Title: Transport Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3155651
Contact Name: Renee Hooper
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2020 15:47

Job Description

Australian owned freight forwarder, located in Botany, is seeking an experienced, hands-on Transport Manager to join the team. In this role you will be responsible for leading Sydney's transport operations, managing a small office based team along with a fleet of prime movers, pallet trucks, sprinter vans & their drivers. To be considered for this role you must have previous experience in allocations, FCL wharf transport & Cargowise.

Responsibilities & Duties:
  • Booking and managing time slots
  • Arrange wharf transport, unpacks, empty returns
  • Scheduling and managing a fleet of vehicles & drivers
  • Processing paperwork ensuring fatigue management compliance
  • Coordinating deliveries to meet customer requirements
  • Maintain fleet maintenance & service records
  • Proactively engage in customer retention and sales calls
  • Reporting and analysis of transactions and profitability
  • Developing and maintaining relationship with clients, internal departments, supplier and drivers
Experience & skills required:
  • Solid experience in transport allocation & FCL wharf transport
  • Proficient in transport operating systems - CW1 essential, ICS, 1-Stop, Containerchain & Freight Tracker highly desired
  • Ability to increase profit & efficiencies
  • Excellent negotiation & interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to adapt and mix with a variety of people 
  • Professionalism, integrity and the ability to build long-term relationships
This company offers a challenging, supportive & rewarding team environment that gives you the opportunity to develop, make a contribution and be part of a growing business. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or for further information please contact Renee Hooper on 0455 485 826.

People in Focus are specialist in providing employment solutions in Freight, Shipping and Logistics. Interviews can also be scheduled at a location convenient for you.

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