Witham, Essex Red Recruit Ltd

Our client, providers of freight forwarding services, are currently looking for a Logistics Operator / Planner to join their team in Witham on a full time, permanent basis, dealing with transport, warehouse and container activities.

As Logistics Operator / Planner, you'll be checking freight arrivals, planning local deliveries to allocated vehicles, and accurately entering consignments on appropriate systems on a day-to-day basis.

Logistics Operator / Planner duties include:

  • Working alongside a team to ensure the smooth running of the pallet network system.
  • Building bookings onto FMS then allocating to relevant network system and invoicing accordingly.
  • Resolving issues and ensuring any discrepancies are reported.
  • Liaising with clients in a courteous professional manner.
  • Quoting clients from a designated tariff
  • Ensuring all consignments have POD assigned to them and then upload onto relevant system.
  • Ensuring all outbound freight is correctly labelled and scanned before the trailer departs.
  • Dealing with any issues warehouse may encounter in identifying freight.
  • Planning deliveries to fleet of domestic vehicles efficiently and instructing drivers accordingly.
  • Printing end of day manifests.

The department operates between 6am and 8pm, and you will be required to cover the 6am - 3pm shift, or 11am - 8pm shift.

We are keen to speak to people who have experience, as a Logistics Operator / Planner or Transport Planner. A strong understanding of transport legislation is an imperative attribute for a successful Transport Planner, as well as having proactive problem-solving capability. First class customer service and communication skills also go without saying.

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