Transport Clerk

GBP20000 - GBP20000 per annum +
24 Aug 2017
23 Sep 2017
Aimee Rushe
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a food distributor who is looking for an experienced transport clerk to join their team. You must come from a transport background with at least 1 year within the role of a transport planner/administrator/clerk

Client Details

Food distribution


*Thorough daily briefings and de-briefings of all drivers (including agency drivers).

*Constant updating of systems with accurate and reliable data.

*Communicate with all internal and external colleagues in a polite and professional manner.

*Monitor the daily operational plan highlighting delays and issues.

*Ensure all office administration is completed in an accurate and timely manner.

*Produce date of KPI reports as required.

*Ensure completion of Pre-used Check sheets by drivers.

*Ensure departure/arrival/EU boards are kept up to date, highlighting all early and late departures to Transport Supervisor.

*Tachograph control for issue and return from drivers.

*Routes leaving at agreed departure times.

*5S's - Sort, Set-in-Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain.

*Vehicle controls.

*Updating tipping plans with correct trailer numbers.

*Maintain contact with all live route drivers running late/agency driver.

*Provide and up-date the management quality board as requested.

*Monitoring the real time performance of drivers and the fleet, escalating any area of non-compliance.

*Escalating any areas on non-compliance or failure/vehicle breakdown quickly within the appropriate escalation route to reduce risk in financial penalties being taken against Yusen.

*Drivers doing over their rota'd hours to be escalated to Transport Supervisor.

*Completion of agency declaration form.

*Issue of correct tachogrpah to driver, ensuring that the driver signs for these.


  • Must come from a transport planning/administrator/coordinator/clerk background
  • Experience working within a busy transport office - at least one year.
  • Good IT skills - producing Spreadsheets
  • Experience in Transport operation environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of TMS would be an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Job Offer

    A salary of £20,000 + Benefits