Transport Operator

Ref: VAC-10408
Posted on: 02/07/2024
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Driving
  • Discipline: Transport Operator
  • Employment: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Transport Operator to join their dynamic team.

A bit about the company…

Our client is a shortsea logistic service provider committed to efficiently transporting cargo, whether by container or trailer, from the Continent to the UK or vice versa. With a reputation for reliability and innovation in the logistics industry, they pride themselves on providing tailored transport solutions that meet every customer’s unique needs. As a Transport Operator, you’ll play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless flow of goods across borders, leveraging your expertise to uphold the company’s high standards of service.

So what does the role look like?

Coordinate and oversee the transportation of cargo between the Continent and the UK, ensuring timely delivery and compliance with all regulatory requirements.
Plan and schedule transport routes and services, optimising efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Maintain communication with clients, drivers, and other stakeholders to provide real-time updates and address any issues or delays.
Manage documentation related to shipments, including customs declarations, shipping manifests, and delivery receipts.
Monitor and report on transportation performance, identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing solutions.
Ensure adherence to health, safety, and environmental standards within the transport operations.

So do you have what it takes?

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar logistics or transportation role.
Comprehensive knowledge of shortsea logistics, container and trailer transport, and relevant regulations.
Proficiency in using transport management systems and other related IT platforms.
Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Here’s the package breakdown for you…

Competitive salary – negotiable based on experience.
Generous holiday entitlement.
Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
Flexible working hours and supportive team environment.
Additional benefits to be discussed during the interview process.

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

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