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Transport Supervisor

As a Transport Supervisor, you are responsible for the management control of all transport operations within your primary Warehouse location and leading the Hub Cluster as a subject matter expert instilling best practices, effectively managing company standards and supporting all O License compliance and accreditation requirements.



As a Transport Supervisor for Rexel, your main responsibilities will be to:


  • Deliver the transport and distribution services, infrastructure and cost base within defined service level agreements
  • Ensure each relevant location achieves all legal, Health & Safety and transportation compliance targets in relation to the transport functions, to include the management of: vehicle tracking efficiency; Driver Behaviour, efficient Route Planning; FORS accreditations; and O-License compliance
  • Continuously improve customer service levels through accurate monitoring through telematics and process changes within a cost-effective and traceable framework, working collaboratively through the cluster network
  • Collate, analyse and present area transport data to Hub Cluster Manager to identify improvement on required measures and other initiatives within transport operations
  • Management of all aspects of transport OTIF to include operational efficiencies, failed deliveries and failure types to enhance cluster transport operations
  • Drive transportation policy and procedure to motivate, lead and develop colleagues to achieve objectives
  • Promote Health and Safety standards within transport, ensure compliance to the Rexel Health and Safety Policy, to seek out and implement methods to further improve performance
  • To review all cluster Key Performance Indicators, with regards to miles, drops, postcodes, costs then take prompt and appropriate action to correct any shortfalls in those areas
  • Control and monitor costs within your area of responsibility and within agreed budgets e.g. driver overtime, absence, transport carrier costs and 3rd party transportation network (including parcel, pallet and dedicated carriers).
  • Work in partnership with Hub Managers, Hub Cluster Mangers and transport supervisors in monitoring and reviewing operational delivery performance against any agreed KPIs
  • Maintain ethical standards in accordance with Rexel UK Ltd. policies, the Company's compliance guidelines and UK legislation



To be a Transport Supervisor for Rexel, you will need:


  • Proven background and excellent knowledge of transport operations and legal requirements (i.e. O License management and FORS requirements)
  • Solid experience of (managing Driver behaviour, utilising telematics technology for route planning and tracking
  • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing large scale transportation resource with ability to engage, motivate, influence and develop
  • Ability to manage multiple teams and multiple locations within cluster network
  • A demonstrable track record of delivering first-class customer service in transport delivery activities
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety, environmental and/or quality standard within a transport environment
  • Implementing recognised company reporting metrics, reports and data capture and trends in transport activities


To be a successful Transport Supervisor at Rexel, you must have:



  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with all business audiences to present activity plans and performance progress in a simple and understandable manner
  • Ability to collaboratively manage and consistently execute area transport delivery services in cluster over multiple hub and delivery branch locations
  • Working knowledge of all relevant current transport law and best practice
  • Management of compliance, transport record keeping and driver training requirements over multiple locations
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills, able to work to tight deadlines
  • Be capable of decisive and effective decision-making, in a time pressured environment
  • Competent user of Microsoft Windows based packages including excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations & word to analyse transport data
  • Holder of a Certificate of Professional Competence (desirable)
  • Good commercial awareness


Rexel is a global industrial distributor serving the Electrical, PPE and MRO sectors with over 30,000 employees and operations in over 37 Countries. In the UK Rexel has over 2,000 staff working from 250+ branches.
We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge. We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures. Rexel is an equal opportunities employer.
Rexel UK Ltd. believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, Rexel UK Ltd. will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.