Career outlook for road transport manager
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would plan road transport for goods and people, making sure all trips are safe, efficient and cost-effective.
It would be up to you to make sure all passengers and items get to the right place at the right time.
Through efficient logistical planning you can help the sector to decarbonise.
- Work with suppliers and customers to plan routes and deliveries
- Manage a team of supervisors, office staff and drivers
- Make sure targets are met
- Run staff training
- Put together reports for directors
- Arrange vehicle repairs, MOTs and tax payments
- Organise vehicle replacements
- Manage contracts and find new business
You would have to understand UK and EU rules, and make sure that all operations follow them.
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- Verbal communication
- Working with numbers
- Developing a plan
- Making decisions
- Motivating others
- Taking responsibility
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