Role details

Transport Router (Backshift)

Gloucester   •   £23,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • A national pallet distribution company is looking for a Transport Router.
  • Working the Backshfit based in Bristol.

About Our Client

Our client is a national player within the road haulage industry with particular onus on the logistics within a palletised network.

As a result of their continued growth and national success they are looking for a Transport Router to join their exciting team (Backshift).

Job Description

  • Reporting directly to the Depot Manager and liaising with the transport management team and drivers;
  • Quickly and efficiently routing vehicles using system software;
  • Economically solving problems within routing;
  • Dealing with daily issues within the transport office and its operations including delays and breakdowns and resolving issues in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Ensuring shifts and runs operate efficiently and successfully;
  • Meeting customer service requirements when necessary and liaising with customers issuing updates and resolutions;
  • Performing administrative duties in line with the transport office including POD checking

The Successful Applicant

  • The candidate must have previous routing experience within road haulage;
  • Capable of working within a fast-paced and busy environment;
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills;
  • Proven IT skills within Microsoft applications;
  • Confident communicator - both written and verbal;
  • Can work independently and under own initiative but also in a team capacity;
  • Previous experience with planning systems;
  • Willing to be flexible for the role.

What's on Offer

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Hours: 14:00 - 22:00

Shifts: Monday to Friday

Benefits: 20 days + bank holiday, pension scheme, life insurance, depot performance bonus scheme

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