Transport Planner/Booking Clerk

  • Blaby
  • Full time
  • 1 month ago
  • Pound £21000 - £25000 per annum / Yearly
  • Category Permanent
  • Shift Morning
  • Posted On May 6 ,2021
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job level 1 Year Experience

Job Description

Are you looking for a Transport Planner/Booking Clerk, with a leading independent Transport company? Are you looking for a company who treat their staff with respect and offer a competitive salary, great benefits, such as free uniform, ongoing training amongst many other incentives?

If we have your attention, please read on to see the following permanent position we are recruiting for on behalf of our client based in Blaby, Leicestershire!

Specialising in urgent deliveries throughout the UK, our client is looking for a reliable and professional Transport Planner/Booking Clerk to add to their growing team.

With a fantastic track record, this is a company who are set to continue to grow, creating more and more opportunities for further growth within the company. Offering same day, next day and scheduled deliveries, the Transport Planner/Booking Clerk will be integral to the day to day operation.

Key responsibilities for the Transport Planner/Booking Clerk will include:

  • Assisting the Transport Manager with the scheduling of the operation
  • Answering calls and emails from customers and drivers throughout the day and actioning enquires quickly and effectively
  • Driver briefing/debriefing on the transport desk
  • Monitoring of driver compliance (licence checks, copying documents etc.)
  • Ensuring TMS system is up to date and escalating any delays or issues
  • Monitoring time frame deliveries
  • Ensuring office administration is accurate and complete
  • Filing & archiving documents
  • The ideal candidate will have good organisational skills, as well as strong communication skills, including both written and spoken. A good telephone manner is essential.
  • Must have a UK driving licence
  • A reach truck licence would be advantageous for assisting within the warehouse on occasion, however not essential

Key benefits for the Transport Planner/Booking Clerk will include:

  • 28 days’ holiday per year – including bank holidays
  • Free uniform
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Free parking

The role is alternative 0800-1730 and 0900 – 1800, however some flexibility on hours will be required as per organisational needs.

The candidate will also be required when finishing at 1800 to take the company ‘on call’ phone with them, to deal with any out of hours’ calls received (the volume of this is not many but the company are a 24/7 company that do take calls out of hours)

The client is also closed on bank holidays.

The salary for this role around £21,000 – £25,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

For the right candidate, we are looking at a start date of ASAP.

If you feel that this role could be for you, please apply now and our team will get back to you ASAP!

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