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Graduate Logistics Opportunities

Location
Multiple Locations - M1 Corridor
Salary
£22,000 - £34,000 Dependent on Experience
Sector
Logistics
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard- Relevant degree
UCAS Points
N/A
Job Ref
1978

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. £220m, 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 unrivaled 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.

We are delighted to announce two levels of opportunity for this forward-thinking multimillion logistics organisation:

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Level 1 – Graduate Training Scheme – Logistics

The first opportunity will see you join them as a Graduate Trainee in the role of operator, starting to develop industry and company knowledge on processes and procedures. 

  • 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

Level 2 Opportunities for seasonal professionals – Planner

  • Initial duties will involve:
  • Planning/routing
  • Driver debrief – excellent communication required
  • Tachograph analysis
  • Facilitate the transport of products from one destination to another. Arrange transportation, schedule staff, and orchestrate deliveries to meet customer demand with little to no delay
  • Receives products and coordinates delivery
  • Manages activities throughout the order fulfilment and transportation cycle to make sure established deadlines are met
  • Oversees inventory of goods and vehicles
  • Continually reviews costs, transportation rates, and/or the prices to keep costs down where possible
  • Streamlines transportation processes
  • Using internal systems

Skills Required

Level 1

  • 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

Level 2

  • 2 years + proven experience as a planner within the transport/logistics sector
  • Strong communicator
  • Problem solving ability
  • Good understanding of industry laws and regulations
  • Good attention to detail
  • Team player
  • IT literate
  • Focused and motivated
  • Understands the need to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Outstanding initiative
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Driving licence

Benefits

Discretionary bonus scheme, Four weeks plus bank holidays, after 3 years entitlement increases by 3 days

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