Transport Supervisor

Function: Operations and Logistics

Location: Barking

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Salary: £29,000.00

Transport Supervisor

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Transport Supervisor to join our Barking based Logistics team, being responsible for supporting the transport management team in the smooth running of the transport function in line with legal requirements and Company policies and procedures.


This will entail ensuring that all deliveries are made in a timely and efficient manner whilst maintaining a good customer service attitude and approach.  In addition, the role will include ensuring all vehicles are maintained in line with legal requirements, drivers are managed to work within the drivers hours and working time regulations, using the company recognized process’s to manage full compliance.


Other duties will include making sure health and safety obligations are met, providing a legal and safe working environment for all employees that consistently exceed quality standards required.


You must be prepared to maintain the standards expected by the company. A good overall knowledge of the running of the hub is essential, as is the ability to prioritize tasks, make decisions and remain calm under pressure.


The successful candidate will have a strong business knowledge within a logistics environment, be experienced in organising vehicle maintenance schedules and have a good understanding of transport and network planning, gained in a multi-drop environment.  They will ideally have a Transport Operator Awareness qualification along with other Transport qualifications such as NVQ, CPC, Class 1 licence and Class 1 shunting. 


We are looking for a candidate with a flexible attitude to working hours and willing to work additional hours where necessary.  Additionally, the candidate must be physically fit as all tasks will require a degree of walking, standing, lifting or stretching.  Some heavy lifting may be involved.  Good communication skills and basic numeracy and literacy are essential as are high levels of common sense, integrity and honesty.


You will take home a competitive salary and benefits package.


Our Benefits

We offer a competitive range of benefits, including free parking (subject to site availability), contributory pension plan, Employee Assistance Programme, retailer and lifestyle perks and discounts, paid charity support day, staff discounts, an opt-in medical plan and eyecare assistance. Our employees hard work can be rewarded through the evo Honours reward programme and long service recognition schemes.  We support and encourage our employees training and development with access to a e-learning platform covering a wide range of topics and the opportunity to complete various training schemes (terms apply).


We also have a generous holiday package and a holiday purchasing scheme.  All our employees either get their Birthday off every year or a voucher in their birthday month, and in most areas of the business we close between Christmas and New Year!  


The Company

Truline provides Managed Supply Chain Solutions for UK businesses. By utilising our end-to-end service, we allow businesses to fundamentally redefine the way they work and focus on their core competencies while we manage their supply chain.

We form part of EVO Group a £660m group formed from the merger of Vasanta and office2officeplc (o2o). The largest multi-channel distributor of business supplies and services in the industry with unparalleled reach and experience in the UK, EVO Group provides sourcing, storage and fulfilment services to over 20,000 resellers, corporate organisations and direct customers through VOW, VOW Retail, Banner and Truline.


Diversity and Anti-Discrimination

It is our people that make us successful and so we are committed to making The EVO Group of companies an inclusive workplace.


We encourage a diverse culture, in which we value you for being you, and the excellent contributions you make to business, no matter your age, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, race, nationality or religion.  The EVO Group of companies expect their employees to respect one another and treat their colleagues, and others that they come into contact with, as they would wish to be treated themselves.


EVO Group are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ accredited employer.  We have a strong CSR and ESG ethos which is reflected in our Company values and the work we do.

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