Transport Manager

Job title : Transport Manager
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 14701138
Company Overview:
Our client is a successful Australian 3PL business that specialises in wharf cartage and warehousing solutions, and over the past decade has grown to establish itself as one of Australia's go to providers in the space. With an unrivalled commitment to servicing a diverse and growing customer base, servicing some of Australia's most successful organisations, the organisation prides itself on offering a best in class solution along with coaching and developing its staff to be some of the most competent experts within the field.

Position Overview:
Due to continued growth, a great opportunity presents for a Transport Manager, to manage the daily FCL & LCL transport functions, including booking fleet maintenance, and maintaining compliance.

Key to the success of this role will be you ability to effectively coach/mentor the day, afternoon & night shift fleet controllers, ensuring a solid fleet control team that continually strives for a cost-efficient operation.
You will, facilitate in supporting 3 x day shift fleet controllers plus 1 x afternoon & 1 x night shift fleet controller. 4 x Reach Stacker drivers across 24h period. You will also support & direct planning for best company outcomes, the delivery of quality customer outcomes in the provision of transport and logistical services whilst ensuring the company legislative requirements are met within your area of responsibility. 
Additional to this, you will lead & direct internal Mass Management with a pool of drivers whilst maintaining monthly reporting.
Lead & direct Standard Fatigue management, coach/mentor drivers to complete daily run sheets in accordance with legislation. 
Lead & direct all heavy boxes via Skel (chaser) for compliance – out side local West suburb deliveries.
Lead & direct Haz (packaged DG) transport with relevant drivers in accordance with state legislation.
The key consideration of this role is to learn, & understand the Company culture & processes across stakeholders and earn a trusting relationship with direct reports for a seamless operation, minimising, as far as is practicable, any disruption or risk and while complying with all prevailing safety legislation and adhering to best practice safety systems of work.

To be successful, you will have:
- strong knowledge and experience of wharf cartage transport operations. You may be a Senior Fleet Controller that has hit a ceiling in your current business, and are now seeking a step up with more responsibility. You may also already be a Transport Manager within the space, that is now seeking a chance to join a business with a great culture and a long term road map to support your career growth.
- Min 5 years Wharf cartage with SL transport deliveries.
- 1 stop, Containerchain, and Freight Tracker software
- Competent and professional mindset to find best value outcomes
- Values culture, processes and above all consistencies in transport

What's on offer:
A genuine opportunity to join a high performing business with a rich culture, that continues to grow from strength to strength. 2024 is set to be a massive year for the business, and this is just the beginning for the successful candidate that joins. You will have the support of an excellent leadership group that will be 100% invested in your ongoing development within the organisation.

How to Apply:
How to apply To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Aaron Piscopo on 0424803351 or