Transport Manager

Do you have experience of managing a transport department and a team of drivers?  Are you looking for a new challenge where you can really develop your skills as full rounded Transport Manager?  We have the role for you!

At Wisbech & Kings Lynn, we work on behalf of a major Frozen food retailers with close links to other DFDS sites and contracts based throughout the UK. Our aim is for a high performing team who deliver great service to our customers in the most cost-effective solution possible. We are recruiting for a Transport Manager to join our team. Responsible for the transport operation, ensuring the delivery of a high quality and cost-efficient service to customers. To plan, co-ordinate, manage, review and report upon the work activities of the team to ensure we meet the expectations of our employees and customers.


Does this sound like the challenge you have been waiting for?




  • Ability to effectively and continuously manage all transport activities based to and from the Wisbech & Kings Lynn site.
  • Drive improvement towards delivering a first-class service to our customers, ensuring all deliveries and collections are on time.
  • Ensure all operational movements are completed professionally, on time and to the customers satisfaction – monitored through robust KPI’s
  • Ensure drivers are compliant to all legal working directives and the Health & Safety of our employees and the customers employees is always maintained to a high standard.
  • Work closely with the drivers, planning, warehouse & outlying depots to co-ordinate the transport operation.
  • Responsibility of site transport compliance.
  • To undertake relevant training as appropriate.


We are looking for a dynamic individual that is able to work in a fast-paced operation whilst also being able to remain calm under pressure. You need to work well in  a team environment as you will be required to lead staff meetings and training sessions. It is essential that you hold a current international CPC qualification, as well as a driving licence.


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 3.6bn. To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For four million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. We have more than 11,000 employees, located on ships and in offices across more than twenty countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, with our headquarters 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. We are part of the CILT Top 30 Logistics Providers List.


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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