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Transport Administrator

Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Nuneaton, GB

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.



Are you an experienced transport administrator looking for a position that you can really make a difference in? Do you like the idea of supporting the transport function on a brand-new key contract for one of the biggest, fastest-growing names in logistics? Are you ready for your next challenge?



We’re looking for a full-time, permanent Transport Administrator to co-ordinate the transport operations of the depot in order to achieve business objectives and the needs of the customer. Working Monday to Friday core hours (with some flexibility – this is logistics after all).



Pay, benefits and more:



We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £26,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.



What you’ll do on a typical day:




  • You will dispatch routes to achieve contractual delivery times, conducting remedial planning to effectively manage live changes to the plan.
  • Ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism
  • To ensure that details of vehicle accidents are escalated to line management
  • To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets
  • To ensure that the procedure for damaged deliveries is followed where necessary
  • To use all IT based systems in the effective delivery of their role including YMS, Sphere & WTS
  • Ensures that appropriate communication methods are used to provide information to both internal and external customers as required e.g. debrief of drivers, dealing with customer issues etc.
  • To ensure that all traffic planning activity is undertaken in line with legislative requirements
  • To ensure compliance with Company Health & Safety requirements highlighting any concerns to line management
  • Conduct relevant QHSE activities: Care Cards, Bsafe, Safety Conversations etc
  • To identify and highlight to management any potential improvement opportunities
  • To demonstrate the Company Values in the undertaking of their role
  • To undertake any other reasonable task as required.
  • To always display the highest standards of customer service.
  • To undertake any relevant training events in line with own personal development needs and business requirements 





What you need to succeed at XPO:




  • Previous experience within a transport / logistics organisation
  • Experience of managing conflicting priorities in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and react quickly to customer requirements
  • Effective Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to take a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Operational understanding of team roles




Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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