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Logistics Executive

Location
Northamptonshire/Desborough/Coalville
Salary
Competitive
Sector
Logistics
Degree Discipline & Classification
Educated to The Graduate standard
UCAS Points
N/A
Job Ref
TGR 1957

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 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 focussed on meeting the needs of its clients every time.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a market leader? Due to continued success they are looking for a new member to join the Northampton team to help with ambitious plans within their Distribution Network.

If you are a bright, sharp, articulate and confident individual keen to work hard and develop a career at speed but also work as part of a successful team, then this is the company for you.

Their 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.

Initial duties will involve:

  • 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

Skills Required

  • Outstanding initiative
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self-motivated
  • Proactive
  • Solutions orientated
  • Organised
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confident communicator
  • Degree in business, logistics or economics related fields
  • Demonstrate at least 2 years experience in the transport/logistics sector
  • IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits

  • Four weeks plus bank holidays, after 3 years entitlement increases by 3 days
  • Company car or car allowance equivalent once employee has become a planner
  • 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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