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Graduate Logistic Opportunity x2

Location
Northampton, Desborough, North Leicestershire, Milton Keynes
Salary
£21,000 - 25,000 - strong progression and opportunity to earn extra in overtime
Sector
Logistics
Degree Discipline & Classification
Degree in business, logistics, analytical or economics related fields
UCAS Points
N/A
Job Ref
TGR2116

About Our Client

Our client is the most successful logistics companies in the United Kingdom today, providing supply chains solutions to a wide portfolio of customers. The Company has a turnover of c. £400m, growing eightfold in the last decade.

As well as being the country’s largest privately-owned container transport operator, in recent years the Company has diversified into other sectors of the international supply chain, offering port-centric, rail-connected warehousing, distribution, off-dock container storage and other transport-related services, including truck sales

The business combines talented transport professionals, leading edge IT systems, an unrivalled national network of port-based and inland depots and a modern fleet of carbon-friendly vehicles

Today, our client handles up to 15,500 moves a week with a fleet of over 1,000 vehicles and employs 1,100+ highly flexible staff and drivers across 19 locations, from South Shields to Southampton. In a rapidly changing transport landscape, this is a business focused on meeting the needs of its clients every time.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Planning/routing
  • Driver debrief – excellent communication required
  • Tachograph analysis
  • Resource allocation
  • Communication
  • Damaged goods procedures
  • Knowledge of legislation
  • Paperwork handling
  • Fuel management
  • Compliance management
  • Any other relevant duties

Previous experience within Transport or Distribution is preferred, however not essential as full training is provided.

Career progression is limitless, driven by your personal commitment, ambition and desire to succeed. With such a diverse business profile, customer portfolio and geographic coverage you can enjoy a long and rewarding career with a true market leader.

Skills Required

  • Degree in business, logistics, analytical or economics related fields
  • Outstanding initiative
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Solutions orientated
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communicator
  • Demonstrate experience in the transport/logistics sector – desirable
  • IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • Full driving licence and transport (due to locations of sites)

Benefits

  • Company car or car allowance equivalent once employee has become a planner
  • Four weeks plus bank holidays, after 3 years entitlement increases by 3 days
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Pension: After 12 months you can join the Company contributory pension scheme (Employee contributes 6% and Company contributes 6%)

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