Vacancy Details for TRANSPORT CO-ORDINATOR in Ayr, South Ayrshire


Vacancy Location: Ayr, South Ayrshire

Vacancy Description: We are looking to hire Transport Co-ordinators for a long standing client of ours in Ayr South Ayrshire. Contract: Ongoing with the chance of being made permanent. Duties: Communicate on the telephone with Customers and Hauliers in a polite and courteous manner. Work with the site manager using forward planning to ensure that daily dispatch tonnages are achieved and maintained effectively and efficiently. Maintain regular contact with hauliers to resolve any issues identify opportunities improving service levels and efficiency’s. Ensure there are adequate numbers of haulage contractors to deliver and maintain site dispatches. Chasing delivered orders to ensure product is delivered from site within the agreed time period. Update and maintain non-delivery reasons. Ensure goods are received and dispatched accurately according to company procedures and protocols. Ensure accurate information is produced for Ship discharges. Ensure that all bookings are executed on a daily basis by regularly communicating with haulage companies where booked loads have not been collected. Ensure the health and safety site rules are clearly explained to haulage contractors. Check legal compliance with required legislation. Update the Site Manager Sales Support and Business Support Services on all transport related issues. Adhere to company procedures in relation to all aspects of the IT systems Business admin processes procedures and policies. Essential: Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. A can-do attitude is essential in this role to ensure our customers receive a high level of service. An excellent telephone manner is essential having the ability to communicate clearly at all levels and keep a calm presence within the office and on the telephone when under pressure. A good team member with the ability to work in a small onsite team nationally with transport co-ordinators from other sites and the Business support services team. Previous experience in a transport/haulage position is preferred. Attention to detail is required to ensure the correct costs are set against the correct haulage contractor. Good general understanding of PC applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. Desired: Previous experience in an agricultural setting is desired but not essential. Pay: £11.50 per hour Schedule: 08:00 - 16:30 with a 30-minute Break. Additional hours may be required to as business demands dictate some flexibility is required.

Vacancy Date Added: 13/03/2024

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