Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.
Bestway Group is a huge multinational with interests in banking, cement, financial services, real estate and healthcare. Not bad for what began as a small food store in West London in the 1960s. Today, Bestway Group trades from 62 warehouses under the Bestway and Batleys names and enjoys an 18% market share in the grocery wholesale sector.
We are looking for a Regional Transport Manager to oversee a fleet of 50+ vehicles and trailers across 12 sites in London, as well as supporting project work across the business.
Making sure that the fleet is fit, serviceable and in line with current legislation, you’ll expertly manage our drivers and vehicle maintenance schedules
Ensure all drivers report and record defects and driver hours regulations are adhered to using analytical software Conducting depot audits, you’ll ensure safety, compliance and meet with the Head of Operational Property and Transport to discuss shortcomings and suggest improvements.
A proven operational transport manager, with experience of managing people and sites, you’ll be CPC qualified and have a really good understanding of relevant legislations, in transport and health & safety. Possessing excellent analytical skills, you’ll also be adept at planning, prioritising and leading and developing a team.
A clean, current UK driving license is essential and you will be based in the London area of the UK.
At Bestway, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact on an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the sort of Regional Transport Manager we’re looking for.