Transport Clerk

Job Title: Transport Clerk
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Widnes
Salary: £22297.60 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-19
Reference: 011103127
Contact Name: Angela Jay
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 19, 2019 17:10

Job Description

Job Title: Transport Clerk
Location: Widnes (WA8 6AH)
Salary: £22,297.60 per annum
Shifts : Mon- Fri 08:00- 16:30
Contract Type: Temp- Perm

The Company

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Transport Clerk to join the team of one of the largest distribution companies in the UK.

Supporting the transport operations you will carry out all administration functions and provide IT systems support.

As a Transport Clerk, your duties will be:

" Confer with customers about services, tariffs, specific transport conditions, advisable packaging and organising freight into containers.
" Identify and plan the most appropriate routes and means of transportation taking into account the nature of goods, costs, transit time and security.
" Carry out orders, i.e. dispose, arrange and monitor transportation and storage, and keep track of shipment through all phases of the journey.
" Develop work schedules in line with priorities, devise and schedule shipment, record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies, for reporting, accounting and recordkeeping purposes.
" Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of goods in accordance with customer requirements.
" Obtain, prepare, issue and check transportation documents to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with overseas countries' regulations and fiscal regimes.
" Undertake clerical and administrative work.

An ideal Transport Clerk will hold the following skills and experiences:

" Good understanding of UK divisional structure
" Working knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint)
" Previous experience in a transport administrative or operational environment
" Education-High school/College minimum
" Qualifications in finance or business administration an advantage