Transport Manager

Derby, England, United Kingdom · Operations


About us.

We're Shop Direct, proud home of, and 3,500 super-talented people. We're on a mission to transform retail. We want to provide the best shopping experiences for our 4 million customers by bringing together over 1,800 brands they love and flexible ways for them to spread the cost using credit. It’s what makes us tick; it’s what makes us the largest integrated digital and fintech retailer in the UK, and a very exciting place to work.

About the role.

This is a great opportunity for a Transport Manager to join us at our new automated and purpose-built fulfilment centre, Skygate, at East Midlands Gateway in Derby.

Through leadership of a team, the Transport Manager will own and manage the outbound transport activity on site. This role will report to the Senior Operations Manager - Systems (Flow Room) and will work closely with Planning and Outbound Logistics operations to ensure we have sufficient transport capability maximising efficiencies and meeting operational KPI’s.

During the start-up phase of the site, this role will have focus on; building the site Transport Team and creating the carrier planning model. To ensure effective setup and continuation of traffic flows, build and manage the relationship with outbound carriers and to manage head count during ramp up, ready for go-live.

Key responsibilities.

About the team.

This role will work report to the Senior Operations Manager - Systems and will have 4 direct reports. The role holder will work closely with Planning and Outbound Logistics and will be fundamental in continuing to drive the fantastic culture we have on site.



A competitive salary and flexible benefits package is available for the successful applicant.

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