• Full Time
  • Leicester
  • Salary: c£23,000+ negotiable -
  • Ref: 060719

Website Privately owned warehouse and distribution company

Based in the heart of the UK

The Company
Established, respected privately owned warehouse and distribution company providing UK and European palletised freight distribution and worldwide air freight and cargo services with established network partners and major pallet network

The Role
To assist and support the Operations Team with all aspects of the transport operation
Night Shift 18.00 – 06.00 Monday to Friday

The Role
To assist and support the Operations Team with all aspects of the transport operation

Key responsibilities
– Maintain constant communication via face to face, telephone and through messaging devices with drivers and other colleagues
– Pre-brief and de-brief 30 + drivers
– Liaise with drivers on the road over collection and delivery issues.
– Provide support for the planners~
– Plan the Pallex local work, training will be given
– Record collection/delivery status and discrepancies in systems and escalate where appropriate.
– Respond to operational KPIs in order to drive efficiency in the Operation.
– Provide a positive and encouraging atmosphere at all times to ensure all staff work to the best of their abilities.
– Ensure vehicle earnings are greater than vehicle costs to achieve a healthy margin.
– Support, comply and ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental regulations

The candidate
– Experience of working in a busy transport operation and planning collection and delivery activities is advantageous
– Good geographical knowledge
– Knowledge of UK logistics.
– Good level of IT literacy.
– Adaptable and able to think on your feet.
– Ability to work under pressure
– Ability to question, challenge and improve upon existing processes
– Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
– Resilience with ability to keep calm under pressure
– Excellent time management
– Excellent commercial / financial awareness
– Excellent command of the English language including communication skills, written and verbal
– Understanding of Tacho rules
– Understanding of driver’s hours

Hours and benefits
Night Shift 18.00 – 06.00 Monday to Friday
Pension scheme

Please note that we endeavour to reply to all applications received but this is not always possible owing to the large number of applications we receive. If you have not heard from us within 14  days of your application, you should assume your application has been unsuccessful


To apply for this job email your details to terry@jlc-solutions.co.uk