Transport Administrator

Transport Administrator
Salary dependent on experience
Colchester, Essex
Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week

Hours are on a rotating shift pattern between 7am-7pm (8 hours per day)

Benefits: Investment in full training, support and career development, 5% Company pension, life insurance, private medica insurance including partner and children, car parking on site, company events usually at Christmas and Summer.

My client, a well-established transport business based in Colchester is seeking a hardworking and dedicated candidate, who is looking for a progressive career, to join their team on a permanent basis. You will be joining a team of 6 within the operations department and your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, organising and co-ordinating transport activities for up to 15 trucks

  • Using in house transport management system to monitor and update the progress of drivers

  • Verifying and checking drivers activity/truck position

  • Updating clients if drivers are running late due to traffic or other delays

  • Liaising with drivers who are experiencing problems delivering their load or collecting their loads.

  • Communicating with colleagues and 3rd parties via telephone and email

  • Preparing and distributing documentation

  • General database processing

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience within coordinating an advantage

  • Planning skills and the ability to multitask

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal & external parties

  • Good IT skills

  • Highly organised

  • Methodical

For the right candidate, this will be an exciting opportunity to develop and progress in a growing organisation where you will be rewarded for you dedication and loyalty.

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