Location: Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £22000 per annum
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Transport Controller (Ashby, Leicestershire)

Job Description

A dynamic logistics and distribution business has an immediate opening for an exceptional transport coordinator / clerk to join the business in Ashby, Leicestershire on a full time permanent basis. Working Mon to Fri from 1pm to 11pm, the company will provide full training in a very friendly, hard working environment from where you can develop your career.

Reporting directly into the Transport Operations Manager you will provide essential support to the team covering the following areas: liaison with the team of drivers, inputting information from driver return runs into the debrief document in Excel, consignment processing, proof of delivery administration, scanning documentation, providing back up paperwork for invoices, answering the telephone, dealing with queries, building effective relationships with drivers, updating scheduling records, controlling the inbound and outbound plan, creating shipping notices, controlling the process flow and providing excellent levels of customer service.

The role would suit a highly pro-active individual who has worked in a busy transport office previously and who understands the pressures that this type of role can bring. It is essential that you have superb attention to detail, possess excellent communication and organisational skills and can demonstrate flexibility with a can-do attitude. An ability to work to deadline, and prioritise your work is essential. A certain strength of character will be required not only in dealing with drivers but also to manage a busy workload. Proficiency with Word and Excel will be required as will a team focused work ethic to achieve departmental standards. Continuous improvement will come naturally to you and you will enjoy identifying areas that can be made more efficient.

If you can demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, flexibility and a desire to go the extra mile (plus have a sense of humour!) and enjoy the varied nature of the transport industry then send your CV for immediate consideration.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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