Transport Manager

CREGG are looking for a Transport Manager to lead and support team of 40+ drivers, for a busy supply chain/logistics company in Mallow, Co. Cork. Please note this is a full time, permanent role, working directly for the company.

This is an office based role.


  • Safely manage the Transport Department in a cost effective and efficient manner in accordance with legislation and company procedures
  • Prioritise customer service & proactively manage MHE / HGV resources to minimise downtime whilst ensuring that the impact to the retailer is kept to a minimum
  • Liaise with the other departments to ensure efficient deliveries to customers in a multi temp environment
  • Mentor, develop and train the team to improve efficiencies and meet individual, team and company goals.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory obligations for fleet management, maintenance and driver hours.
  • Ensure effective and proper use of fleet equipment to minimise damage to company assets at all times.
  • Drive productivity and efficiency across all routes.
  • Maximise fuel efficiency through monitoring, auditing and reporting.
  • Manage and motivate the drivers to deliver best in class customer service
  • Ensure all standard human resource processes are implemented

Hours of work:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 08:30 – 17:00
  • Occasional weekend cover needed


  • Excellent salary, depending on experience
  • Annual Bonus
  • Pension contribution

Candidate Requirements:

  • Min. 7-8 years proven track record of people management
  • Experience in managing and working with drivers
  • Hold (or be working shortly towards) a CPC in Road Transport qualification
  • Strong communication, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving focus
  • Excellent flexibility and adaptability in management style

Contract type:

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Please apply with your CV, if interested.

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Job Details

7 September 2023
Job ID: 8613

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