Date posted: 22/05/2017

Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1345
  • DepartmentTransport
  • Hours per Week48
  • LocationManchester depot
  • GradeUngraded
  • Reporting toSenior Transport Manager
  • Closing Date30/05/2017 12:00 am
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Transport Router – Manchester

At Bidfood Manchester, we recognise that the quality of our Transport teams is instrumental to our success.

As part of the Transport team your primary role as a Transport Router will be to review the order profile on a daily basis and plan routes according to agreed timescales taking into account customer requirements, manage stem mileage, plan according to working time directive, respond in a timely and efficient manner to urgent changes in customer requirements, adapt the routes as required and liaise with sales colleagues to ensure any customer offering is achieved to the best of the department’s ability.

You will have effective communication skills as you will be working closely with internal departments in order to achieve KPIs; you will also need to deal with drivers on a daily basis to make sure that they are involved with routing and planning activities and to make use of their local knowledge.

Ideally you will have a good knowledge of WTD rules and regulations, area knowledge, excellent computer skills, reflex and have previous experience of planning for a fleet of 74 vehicles plus

If you are keen to progress within the business and develop new skills please do not hesitate to apply.


25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking.


To apply, please send a CV or application form, with a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1345 to; Phil Bradford, Senior Transport Manager: Bidfood, Langley Road South, Salford, Manchester, M6 6TZ: Email:

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