Transport Manager

 Salary £40,000

We’re looking for a Transport Manager to lead our Transport Team based in Lowestoft.  Working Monday to Friday (we understand how important a work-life balance is) you’ll be leading our current team in their planning and managing of all vehicles coming in and out of our site.


Having the responsibility for the compliance of the Health & Safety on site and managing and coordinating our existing team, you’ll be ensuring all legal requirements are met, hence, ideally, you’ll have an international CPC.  Working on our busy, fast paced customer site, you’ll need to build a strong relationship with our customer and ensure that our team are delivering the best service they can.


Alongside the day-to-day tasks, we’ll want you to understand vehicle availability and investigate optimum ways of working, reducing costs.  We welcome new ideas and innovation, so we are hoping you’ll come with lots of energy to engage with our existing team and customer.


Now about what we can give you.  You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing


Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.


Interested? Apply now!   If you’re looking for a varied role and have a desire to work in one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, please send us across your CV!




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