Transport Manager, Victoria

Job No: LL128
Location: Melbourne

Lineage Logistics is the world’s largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider. We have a global network of over 400 facilities totalling over 2 billion cubic feet which spans 19 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

With more than 22,000 dedicated employees, we serve customers across the food and perishable industries from Fortune 500 companies to growing regional food producers.  Lineage was listed as number 17 on CNBC’s 2021 Disrupter 50 List, the No 1. Data Science company, and 23rd overall, on Fast Company’s 2019 list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies, in addition to being included on Fortune’s Change The World list in 2020. 

Working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world.  As a member of the Lineage Logistics team, you are a critical link in the food supply chain.

The Asia Pacific region currently includes Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Singapore, with approximately 1900 employees.

As we continue to evolve and improve our service offering, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Manager, Victoria. Reporting to the GM, Transport, you will be responsible for leading the state transport operation to ensure effective & efficient execution of the day to day operation in line with business objectives. You'll work with the Transport Team to look for growth opportunities within the state, developing strong commercial relationships that will fit the current strategic mix. Managing a team of Transport Supervisors, a Scheduler, Planner, Administrator and Drivers, you'll champion engagement and performance through active leadership, vision and communication.

Importantly, you'll  want to create a climate of innovation where the team feel encouraged to think outside of the box, share ideas and celebrate success together.

Key responsibilities & deliverable include, but are not limited to:

  •  Achieve TRIFR <5 and LTIFR <1 for team
  • Achieve annual contribution target performance of budget or better
  • Achieve DIFOT of 98% or better
  • Ensure there are minimal customer service contractual issues related to Transport performance
  • Sub-contractor management & engagement, ensuring CoR compliancy, timely invoicing/payment processing
  • Maintaining monthly Transport scorecard & weekly TMS cut-off requirements
  • Building engagement through team development 

To be successful, you will have:

  • 10 years + experience in a similar role within the Transport/3PL industry
  • Experience leading teams to high levels of performance and engagement
  • Excellent understanding of CoR principles (NHVLR, Mass/Fatigue Management)
  • Strong aptitude in developing and implementing financial budgets, targets and reports
  • Proven track record in managing customer relationships and issue resolution
  • Uncompromising safety focus - you're a respected leader in the implementation & champion of safety procedures, product safety, quality and legality
  • Strong experience with asset management and working within regulatory frameworks
  • IT proficiency - MS Office, WMS, TMS 

What's exciting about this opportunity?

It's not everyday you have the opportunity to drive the operational strategy and vision for a state Transport function at a time of rapid growth and evolution, which is also part of a global business. You'll have the support of a cohesive Leadership team as well as the autonomy to drive change and create a climate of innovation where the team feel encouraged to share ideas and celebrate achievements. With a focus on continuous improvement, you'll also have the opportunity to drive efficiencies in our local PUD fleet, the Convenience fleet and the Linehaul fleet across our Victorian operations.


Our Purpose: 
Transform the food supply-chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Our Vision:  To be the world’s most dynamic temperature-controlled logistics company

Our Values:  Safe, Trust, Respect, Innovation, Bold & Servant Leadership. 

If you would like to join the team, please complete the application form to submit your CV as a PDF attachment.   We would love to hear from you!

We respectfully request no agency submissions.

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About Lineage Logistics

At Lineage, we have a shared purpose: We are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the corner office. The work we do is noble, and our team members are passionate about the impact they make every day.

Please visit our Careers page for other opportunities: https://www.lineagelogistics.com/careers