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Transport Night Controller

Preston, Lancashire
£27,500 to £28,500
Job Type
9 Sep 2022

Transport Controller (Nights)


£27,500 - £28,500

Monday - Friday, Nights (37.5 Hours)

2am - 10am or 12am - 8am

I'm currently recruiting for an experienced Transport Controller to join a leading Fuel distributor who specialise within commercial petrochemical distribution.

They are seeking a Transport Coordinator to support the current transport operation in the management of route planning and drivers throughout the night.

Key Benefits:

  • £1,000 annual bonus
  • 31 Days holiday
  • Private Healthcare
  • BP Fuel Card - discounted fuel
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Free eye tests

The Candidate;

  • Previous experience of working within a transport office
  • Transport route planning experience is highly desirable
  • Bulk liquid, tanker or ADR planning experience is desirable
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Previous experience within a fast-paced transport coordinator/ supervisor position
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Confident on the phone
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Competent decision making
  • Computer literate
  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Manage the live route plan and replan where necessary
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Monitoring driver performance
  • Provide position and constructive feedback to drivers
  • Keep all customers informed of all failed services or significant delays
  • Provide the communication link between customers and drivers
  • Ensure drivers have the correct paperwork and equipment to carry out their role
  • Liaise with drivers and manage WTD / DTD
  • Conducting driver briefs & de-briefs
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Report any incidents / near misses as soon as they occur and ensure the relevant paperwork is completed.
  • Ensuring your routes are numbered correctly and all jobs are sequenced.

If you have Transport Coordinator experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link.

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  • Job Reference: 707776933-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aspion
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £27,500 to £28,500
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent