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Branch Manager Role

 

We are a successful national organisation providing logistics solutions. Part of one of the UK’s leading supply chain, transport and logistics businesses truly offering end-to-end supply chain solutions.

Speedy Freight provides dedicated, same day transport solutions to local businesses. We specialise in delivering time sensitive shipments from commercial businesses throughout the UK and Europe.

Our mission is ‘To be the first choice to deliver every single time. To always be there for our customers and our team’.

 

 

To develop effective transport plans and control resources ensuring customer and business requirements are achieved. Manage Branch Sales Managers (BSM) and Business Development Managers (BDM) and set targets in line with company objectives, advise and guide employees to achieve financial and operational objectives whilst complying with company and transport legislation.

 

Responsibilities & Objectives

 

  • To manage the sourcing and booking of vehicles in line with company procedures.
  • To develop and control an agreed amount of resources (vehicles, drivers) ensuring all legal constraints are adhered to (weight limits, Working Time Directive and EU drivers’ hours regulations).
  • Negotiating prices with subcontract drivers.
  • To build a reference portfolio of vehicles and drivers.
  • Produce effective transport plans guided by the operating model.
  • Effective management of drivers through on-going communication supplemented using Navigator analysis screen.
  • Ensure that internal tracking system housekeeping is completed to the required standards.
  • Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding required margin, costs per mile and utilisation.
  • Ensure BDM/BSM targets are set in line with company objectives, manage BDM/BSM activity and KPI reporting to ensure delivery of these targets.
  • Review allocated customers making sure that work is planned to time, and correct equipment is efficiently utilised.
  • Constantly communicate with customer services and drivers to ensure customer KPI targets achieved and maintained.
  • Managing the office day to day.

 

Skills & Qualifications

 

  • Full driving licence.
  • IT literate, including Microsoft, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Written, oral English and Mathematics to GCSE standard.
  • Awareness of Legislation.
  • Excel / PowerPoint presentations skills.
  • Significant experience (minimum of 3 years) with the transport sector within the UK and business development skills within this market.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the budgeting process and delivery of service levels to budget, including cash collection and cost controls.
  • Management of a team, motivation and objective setting.
  • Awareness of the UK van market.

 

Location: Mobberley

Working hours: Monday – Friday, Occasional Weekends On Call

Starting salary: Dependent on Experience + OTE

Interested? Send your CV to [email protected]

  • Agile

    It’s in our name! We were born speedy, and that’s exactly how we are. Fast paced, on it and nimble in everything we do. We’re motivated by the challenge, that’s the bit that drives us. It’s rare that two jobs are ever the same, which keeps us firmly on our toes and that’s just the way we like it.

  • Passionate

    Bags of entrepreneurial spirit run through every franchisee and each member of the Speedy Freight team. Always innovating and improving, you could say we’re keen as mustard! We just like to do things properly and we’re proud of that.

  • Dynamic

    We are responsive, flexible and agile. Our will to succeed is the fire in our bellies. Through an unrivalled service and constant improvement, we will always deliver.

  • Trustworthy

    Honest, open, and fair is how we do business, it’s really that simple and always will be. You have our word. If things go wrong, we put it right.

  • Human

    This really is what makes us who we are. This isn’t just a delivery service with a human touch. This is us delivering every single time for our customers and understanding what they need. We’re problem solvers, doers and thinkers and we do whatever it takes to make it happen. Whenever, whatever, we’re there.

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