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Transport / Logistics Manager
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension part home
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Added: 15 Sep 2023
Job Reference: a1WNz0000001GPJMA2
Job Description
An exciting opportunity to work part from home part from the office near Swindon as a Transport/Logistics Manager

£25,000-£30,000 per annum

Purpose of Role

* Dealing with UK Road, European Road, Air and Sea Imports and Exports- must have experience in this area

* Must have experience with commodity codes

* To fully support Account & Project Managers in delivery of customer satisfaction

* To be the first point of contact for Account & Project Managers on all freight movements

* To act as conduit for communication between supplier/customer, account/project manager & internal teams in relation to all logistics issues

* Liase with account/project manager and internal departments to ensure deliveries are on time

* To purchase Transport at best price and within budgetary targets

* To manage In bound and Out Bound logistics.

Key Activities:


* Be the main contact for account & project managers for all transportation requests
* Inputs into internal departments to ensure project and project manager requirements are met
* Ensures materials arrive at site at correct time and quality
* Provide all necessary input into internal departments to ensure customer/project manager requirements are met
* Provide quotations for transport tenders back to Account & Project Managers in a timely manor


* Organise logistics of all transport required by the company
* Update and maintenance of Transport tracker
* Update and issue warehouse load schedule
* Ensure quotations are accurate and timely
* Places purchase orders for all transport required as specified (Air, Sea & Road)
* Create Commercial Invoices and Packing lists
* Maintain list of commodity codes for all products and update of ERP System
* Ensure that all Import and Export documentation is maintained, and records retained


* Ensuring all transportation is fully documented
* Maintaining accurate and up to date information on all freight movements


* Negotiates best prices for transport to ensure budgeted costs achieved


* 5 GCSE grades A/B or O Levels, including English and Maths

* Previous experience in shop fitting or similar background

* Familiarity with Microsoft packages

* Previous experience in transport related roles

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