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Transport Manager

Datum: 8-aug-2019

Plaats: Tilburg, NL

Bedrijf: XPO Logistics

For the reinforcement of our site in Tilburg, we are looking for a:


Transportation Manager


THE JOB:This position is responsible for all activities of the Transport department. Defines requirements for the department and ensures the implementation of new strategies and initiatives to effectively meet or
exceed requirements & customer expectations. Focus on LEAN techniques, quality management. You will be reporting to the Site Manager directly and give lead directly to the Transport Coordinator and indirectly to 72 FTE.

Other responsibilities:

  • Define requirements for multiple operations and ensure the implementation of new strategies and initiatives to effectively meet or exceed Company requirements & customer expectations.
  • Support Human Resource development through appropriate training, development and succession planning.
  • Supervise and develop staff and otherwise carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsible for exceeding customer metrics (cost, quality, and responsiveness).
  • Implement and coach Lean warehousing system.
  • Regularly reviews performance expectations with the leadership team, providing expectations, performance planning, feedback, training and development and performance discussions.
  • Provide support for sales and customer quotations.
  • Identify growth opportunities with current customers.
  • Support customs and legal solutions.
  • Support transportation and supply chain solutions.
  • Develop and implement a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Administers and communicates company policies.
  • Supervises and develops staff and otherwise carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Manages quality system and continuous process improvement within the facility.
  • Supervises invoice drafting processes.



  • Bachelor degree, e.g. in logistics, engineering, operations management, supply chain management or business administration.
  • Minimum Required Experience: 7+ years of Operations experience; experience managing large projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in Dutch and English.
  • Excellent financial skills.
  • Ability to monitor and uphold high quality of service to clients (internal and external).


OUR OFFER: XPO Logistics offers you an exciting job, with autonomy and responsibilities, in a rapidly growing multinational. We provide a thorough training, a competitive salary and an interesting package of benefits.

Want to know more about XPO Logistics? Watch the video below or visit our website


YES, I DO.  Apply direclty with the button below and we will try to contact you within a week. For further information you can contact our recruiter Robbert Graafmans by mail


XPO Logistics offers advanced supply chain solutions for the world's most successful companies in many sectors; from e-commerce, over food & retail to industrial multinationals. In the BeNeGe region (Belgium, Netherlands and Germany) XPO operates from 30 different sites with the head office located in Eindhoven.


Every day more than 4,500 employees are responsible for the supply chain challenges of the various customers; how different, challenging or specific they are. We have almost 1,000,000 square meters of storage space and approximately 200 vehicles.

Customer satisfaction, personal growth of employees and a safe working environment are central to the business philosophy of XPO Logistics. Today we are among the top 10 largest logistics serviceproviders.



XPO is een toonaangevende leverancier van geavanceerde supply chain-oplossingen voor de meest succesvolle bedrijven ter wereld. Wij helpen onze klanten hun goederen zo efficiënt mogelijk te beheren met behulp van onze technologie en diensten. Onze grootste kracht is ons wereldwijde team - energieke, innovatieve medewerkers van alle ervaringsniveaus en talenten die XPO een geweldige plek maken om te werken.


Klanttevredenheid, persoonlijke groei van medewerkers en duurzaamheid staan centraal binnen de bedrijfsfilosofie van XPO Logistics. Vandaag de dag behoort deze ambitieuze onderneming tot de top 3 van Nederlands grootste logistiek dienstverleners.