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Transport Administrator

Fowler Welch




Posted: 11/05/2022

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Company Description

We are Fowler Welch – a multi award winning supply chain specialist working with retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers across the UK. We live by a simple set of values: to delight our customers, maximise our efficiency, be socially responsible and to promote being an employer of choice.

We are now recruiting for a Transport Administrator on a full time, permanent basis at our Teynham site.

Shift: Sunday to Wednesday, 07.00 - 19.00

Salary: £22,200 - £26,047 (depending on experience)

Job Description

The role-holder will be required to be responsible for and undertake the following tasks:

* Ensuring the timely dispatch of drivers at front desk

* Tracking all deliveries from the depot to customer locations

* Tracking deliveries using the ISOTRAK system, telephoning drivers and subcontractors

* Issuing, checking and signing required driver paperwork upon leaving depot

* Ensuring customers are informed of late or delayed deliveries using the relevant contact method (automated electronic, email and telephone)

* Debriefing drivers upon return to depot

* Completing accident, incident and near-miss reporting paperwork

* Providing support to drivers for call-outs and breakdowns

* Supporting drivers in completing the defect procedure

* Building and maintaining Automatic System Notifications (ASN’s)

* Matching ASN’s to load on-screen while ensuring compliance at all times

This list is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other duties.



* Previous experience working in busy office environment and in an administrative capacity

* Proficient use of Microsoft packages

* Thoroughness/attention to detail

* Great communication and interpersonal skills

* Knowledge of EU regulations and Working Time Directive or willingness to learn

* Adaptable and flexible in approach to work

* Ability to work with a range of individuals and as a part of the team


* Previous experience of working in a transport / distribution / logistics environment

* Previous experience using Tachomaster or equivalent system

Additional Information

In return, we offer:

* Free Fowler Welch Healthcare Cash Plan

* Free life insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary.

* Competitive pension scheme

* ‘Cycle 2 Work’ Scheme – save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and necessary equipment.

* Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees – monthly winners receive £100 of shopping vouchers.

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today

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