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Depot Manager - Pallet Distribution

Our client provides transport, distribution, logistics and warehousing expertise across the UK and Ireland. Specialising in Small Consignment Freight 1 6 pallets through to Full and Half Load services, their modern fleet allows customers to choose a fast and efficient next day service or utilise the more economic 48/72 hour distribution service to match your deadline with your budget.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a DEPOT MANAGER based out of our clients busy ST NEOTS location. Reporting directly to the Commercial Director you will run the depot as if it was your own business and will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the operation. You will lead and develop a team of around 30 staff on site which include Drivers, Customer Services and Warehouse. The depot runs a mixed fleet of 12 / 18 tonne vehicles and arctics.

Your duties will include all areas of health and safety management, credit control, KPI reporting and management as well as staff welfare and development. As a DEPOT MANAGER you will also have full commercial responsibility and full budgetary control, with a focus on profitability.

You will be an effective people manager and motivator of staff, be target and results orientated, have excellent communication skills and be self-motivated. You will also have the ability to work in a busy environment, able to compile and work to budgets and be able to prioritize a heavy workload. Lastly the ideal applicant will have a flexible approach to work and be customer service orientated, with a commercial attitude.

Applicants for this position must have a proven track record in managing and developing a PALLET / EXPRESS PARCELS / MULTI DROP operation. Also a CPC accreditation is essential and you will be preferably IOSH trained.

£35k - £45k basic salary
Company Car
Quarterly Bonus
I Pad
21 days holiday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- East Anglia, Cambridgeshire
Benefits:£35-45k basic salary; company car; bonus; mobile; ipad; pension; healthcare; 21 days holiday
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Andy Birchall
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: abirchall@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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