Transport Coordinator in Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire, UK

Employer: First Call Contract Services Ltd

Location: Upper Caldecote, Bedfordshire, UK

Hours:

Salary: £250,000 - £300,000 per annum

First Call are recruiting for a Transport Coordinator in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. This is a permanent role within a very successful logistics company operating a vast fleet. The client is offering an excellent dependant on experience. The ideal candidate will have experience working within transport and logistics and looking for a new challenge and a role they can take pride in their job.

There are two roles one of which the working week is Wednesday to Sunday (with 1 Monday a month) 12:00 - 22:00. The other shift is Tuesday to Saturday (with 1 Sunday a month) 10:00 - 20:00.

Duties will include:

  • Driver detailing & day to day management of drivers
  • Ensure deliveries & collections are on time
  • Truck scheduling & planning of jobs
  • Ensure trucks are efficient and profitable
  • Working closely with our workshop ensuring truck and trailers are up to date or service
  • Working closely with the warehouse team ensuring loads depart on time
  • Ensure drivers are compliant and fulfil their responsibilities
  • Liaising with customers, ensuring expected service levels are achieved
  • Actively target new customers & take over the management of some key accounts
  • Reloading empty trucks minimising empty running
  • Ensure the fleet is maintained in accordance with our undertaking to the traffic commissioner

Essential:

  • Excellent customer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable:

  • In date CPC licence

If you would like to apply for the role, please contact Charlie at First call for any further information.