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Transport Manager CV template

Samantha Lewis
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0121 638 0026
M: number here



A energetic, innovative and dynamic transport manager who has a proven track record in managing a highly commercial operation in a fast-paced environment. Experience of effectively running a successful transport function in a high pressure environment. Responsible for the transport and distribution operations and also for providing excellent standards of service, efficiency and performance through outstanding people management skills. Currently looking for a suitable transport managers opportunity to join a successful and growing business and to be part of their ongoing and continued success.



Distribution Company
TRANSPORT MANAGER    –    May 2008 – Present
Leading and motivating the entire transport team and responsible for looking after 25 vehicles which run on a 24 hour basis. On call out of hours and at weekends to deal with any urgent matters.


  • Responsible for getting the right products in the right quantities, to the right locations all at the right time.
  • In charge of the day to day operations of the transport department.
  • Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles.
  • Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.
  • Dispatching complex and oversized goods to national and international destinations.
  • Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures to do with tachograph and towing etc.
  • Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers and line managers.
  • Involved in strategic development and strategy making.
  • Being the first point of contact for all drivers.
  • Making sure that all transport fleet vehicles are properly maintained and serviced.
  • Arranging for the induction and training off all new staff.
  • Regularly liaising with the delivery manager to ensure a smooth running of both departments.
  • Developing and nurturing customer relationships.
  • Maintaining accurate administrative records.
  • Giving drivers a full debrief, including tacho analysis.
  • Organising vehicle checks.
  • Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.
  • Appraising staff performance and also taking disciplinary measures when required.
  • Ensuring all site and customer objectives are achieved.
  • Responsible for all H&S investigations.




  • Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.
  • Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.
  • Experience of Budgets and Financial controls.
  • Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including; Legislative, Productivity, Quality and Service.
  • Comprehensive understanding all of areas of the supply chain.
  • Full understanding of transport operational systems.
  • Able to work diplomatically in a unionised environment.
  • FMCG background and hold a National CPC.


  • Able to multiple relationships at different levels .
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Problem solving and prioritising skills.
  • Man management skills.



Transport operations
Staff appraisals
Detail conscious
Safety compliance
Strategy and planning
Vehicle maintenance
Route planning
People management



Evesham North University           2005 – 2008
BA (Hons) Business Management

Coventry North School               2003 – 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)


REFERENCES – Available on request.



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