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Transport Clerk

  • Location: Rochdale
  • Salary: £19,000 to £19,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 99 days ago
  • Company: Robertson recruitment

Are you a transport clerk/ administrator looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work for a major 3PL? Read on.

On a permanent 4 on 4 off contract in a busy transport office, you will assist the Transport Manager in the running of the operation by communicating with drivers and the customer. In return you'll receive a competitive salary of £19,000, childcare vouchers, holiday allowance and chances for progression. Our client is a major temperature controlled distributor, servicing a network of blue chip supermarket clients efficiently. Working for a leading player in food distribution, you'll be encouraged to take ownership of the day to day transport operation and drive forward improvements, offering savings to the customer.

Who is our client? They deliver over 500 million pounds worth of temperature controlled products to major supermarket clients. They do this through skilled professional staff, who enjoy great training, internal promotion and an inclusive culture.

Reporting to the Transport Manager, Transport Clerk duties will include:

  • Day to day transport duties including driver debriefing, generating driver journey sheets and issuing these out
  • Tracking and modifying the TMS, Microlise and Manpac and allocating drivers according to loads
  • Flagging up any late deliveries and maintaining constant contact with drivers over the phone
  • Liaising with the customer regarding any missed/ late deliveries
  • Keeping a line of communication with drivers who are late and communicating changes to drivers
  • Producing weekly reports and communicating these to senior management
  • Monitoring legal and company compliance, checking drivers are safe to work

Requirements for the Transport Clerk role:

  • Some awareness of transport compliance (WTDs and drivers hours)
  • Willingness to work a rotating 4 on 4 off days and nights shift pattern (6:30am-6:30pm) and be flexible according to business needs
  • Good working knowledge of Mircosoft Powerpoint/Word and Outlook
  • Exposure to TMS
  • Previous experience working with drivers
  • The ability to stay calm and work to deadlines in a busy environment

Benefits for the Transport Clerk:

  • Competitive salary of £19,000
  • Opportunities to take academic qualifications, paid for by the company
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension scheme
  • On-line discounts on great products
  • The chance to get ahead and work for the leading temperature controlled distributor
  • Opportunities to work with a prestigious client base