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The role will report into the Primary Logistics Operations Manager and will be responsible for managing the weekend operations across the Primary Distribution network safely, accurately and within appropriate productivity and cost levels.  With a strong focus to legislative requirements & Compliance


  • Responsible for the day to day management of Marston’s Trunking fleet over a variety of shifts which can include weekends.
  • Working under Pressure in a busy transport office. Ensure that Weekend Load Planning is completed efficiently.
  • Monitoring and managing driver’s hours and compliance.
  • Conducting accident and near miss investigations, obtaining statements and photographic evidence where necessary and generating action plans as appropriate.
  • Be proactive in the management of all transport related health and safety issues.
  • Manage sickness & absence levels.
  • Ensure inductions and training are carried out, records are maintained and regularly reviewed.
  • Production and issue of daily management & KPI information for Primary Distribution.
  • Line management of weekend administrative staff.
  • Allocation of daily operational resource and activity, including daily reactive decision making.
  • Monitoring Tachograph and Working Time Directive hours.
  • Flexible approach to working hours with a 40 hour working week to include weekends.
  • Previous Supervisory / Management in transport is essential.
  • Have Experience in Load Planning in a transport environment
  • CPC in National Road Haulage is essential.
  • IT skills (excel, word, ideally SAP trained).
  • Basic understanding of health and safety legislation.
  • Have Experience of Fleet Maintenance
  • Experience in a commercially challenging, results driven dispatch/distribution environment.
  • HGV License preferable but not essential
  • Excellent Organisational skills, with a methodical approach to work
  • Excellent Geographical knowledge of the UK.

Please can all internal candidates ensure they discuss their application with their line manager in advance. 

The recruiting manager is Stephen Holt – Trunking Operations Manager, to discuss the position in further detail please contact Stephen on ext.: 7870

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