Transport Coordinator

  • Location:

    Knowsley, Merseyside

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18000 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Startdate:

    08/11/2018 09:58:01

Transport Coordinator


Knowsley, Liverpool

Monday - Friday, 06:00 - 10:00 am starts

(40 hours per week)

Duties & Responsibilities:-

  • Working in partnership with the driver team, customer and planning department you will ensure the effective daily management and execution of the plan.
  • You will manage the day to day activities of own fleet, core/agency drivers and sub contractors
  • With a focus on excellent communication, you will brief and debrief the drivers on their daily work schedule
  • Ensure drivers have the correct paperwork and equipment to carry out their role.
  • Input agreed data into our Transport Management System; driver's hours, fuel usage, mileage etc.
  • Coordinate vehicle and trailer maintenance program in line with company and manufacturers requirements.
  • Allocate vehicles, drivers and route to the dispatch schedule.
  • Ensure vehicles are in correct and safe working condition.
  • Ensure that all company Health & Safety policies are adhered to.
  • Build an excellent relationship and interaction with the driving team.
  • General administration duties in line with transport legislation, company policies and procedures.

Required Skills:-

  • Previous experience of working in a busy, fast paced transport office
  • Able to organise work load in a consistent and methodical way
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, relationship building and a strong communicator.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, work to deadlines, without supervision and on their own initiative.
  • High levels of drive and enthusiasm.
  • Meticulous in their approach.
  • Dynamic and proactive.
  • Numerate and IT literate.
  • Experience within a transport logistics organisation

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