Transport Controller

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Solihull, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH21254

£20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Transport Controller

Solihull

£20000 - £21000

Role Profile

Our client, who are a leading Logistics business with operations across the UK and Europe, is looking to recruit a Network General Manager to be based out of their site in Solihull. Reporting directly in to the Head of National Operations, you will have 4 Direct reports with a responsibility for a much larger team.

Responsibilities

  • Telephone liaison with customers, taking courier bookings, calculating quotes and advising ETA's
  • Dispatching drivers to make collections and deliveries - ensuring driver fully aware of customer requirements
  • Enter details of deliveries and collections onto internal transport management system.
  • Monitoring job / driver progress via GPS tracking
  • Processing information to enable invoice production.
  • Overseeing fleet maintenance including service and breakdowns / accidents.
  • Ensuring that vehicles and drivers are operating effectively and profitably.
  • Managing all self-employed drivers job allocation and negotiating payments
  • Routing of deliveries and collections
  • Receiving and distributing keys to drivers at the start and end of shift
  • Working with all team members as necessary.

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Time & Organisational Management
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Able to work varying shifts
  • Ability to build effective client relationships
  • Geographical Knowledge
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Proactivity & self-motivation
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Flexibility -24/7 operation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Client information
Our client is a Leading Logistics business based in Solihull

Remuneration
£20,000 - £21000 + Excellent Benefits

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