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Logistics / Transport Professional

Salary - TBA - Dependant on experience 

We are a well-established company in the UK & European Transport & Warehousing business, who have over 140,000 sq. foot of modern warehousing and offices strategically located on the M6 Corridor, Lancashire.

We are looking for experienced logistics and transport professionals to join the team – Our long term goal is to recruit professional people who have the ability to take control of their own destiny, by empowering themselves and other people to achieve a career in logistics were they can earn substantially more and become the next generation of the business.

Benefits Include

•    Competitive salary
•    Contributory pension scheme - Helping you plan for later in life
•    Training & Long Term Career opportunities 

Responsibilities : Varied dependant on the individual

•    Manage your own fleet of vehicles and drivers throughout the UK or Europe “dependant on your own abilities and interest”
•    Manage the recruitment of your own team, drivers, owner drivers and subcontractors 
•    Manage the daily planning for all core fleet loads and back loads which will be required to ensure the profitability of your own fleet
•    Manage communication to clients, drivers and subcontractors
•    Manage in-house systems at your disposal – In order to accurately reflect your fleet’s performance in order for you to receive the recognition you deserve 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience  

•    Have experience in a transport / logistics role with responsibility for haulier co-ordination
•    Have the operational abilities in line with Health and Safety and KPI reporting 
•    Have the focus of a self-motivated, energetic, hands-on individual with the operational focus in order to deliver and exceed expectations 
•    Have the ability to work under pressure in order to identify and report on issues that may occur

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in logistics, warehousing, book keeping, accountancy or sales please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


Apply now by sending your CV to - info@ukiexpress.com

 

European Logistics Administrator – Skelmersdale 

Salary - TBA - Dependant on experience 


Due to continued expansion UKI Express Transport are looking to recruit bright and well educated young people to join their successful and ambitious team.
We would particularly like to hear from people with language skills to join our European department who specialize in movements in and out of the UK to all parts of Europe – At present they include Holland, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Austria and throughout Eastern Europe.


Summary of Role
To assist in the management of the company’s traffic planning and back load operations ensuring they are professional, accurate, compliant and cost effective at all times. Working alongside the existing operations staff you will be responsible for the coordination of back loads to assist in the company’s continued growth. Deliveries can range from local HGV to national same day courier services throughout the UK. You will liaise with clients, drivers and sub-contractors, so you must have experience of coordinating backloads and dealing with people at all levels. This is a challenging but rewarding role, with excellent opportunities for the right person.


Main duties 
Customer Liaison/ Customers Services: Preparation of quotes for customers, follow up calls, taking orders / bookings, answering queries from existing customers and potential new customers (trailer availability, transit time etc.)
Subcontracting: liaising with network of hauliers / trailer providers / contractors, sourcing trailers, negotiating rates and organising transport operations by road as per customer’s requirements
Monitoring transport movements - Ensuring the order goes smoothly from collection to delivery - Solving problems - Updating and reporting back to customers ensuring a faultless customer service.
Admin relating to each customer order - Ensuring costing’s and info are completed and filed - Entered on freight software system and ensuring all information is accurate before reaching the invoicing department
Liaising with the company’s Branch Manager regarding new leads and enquiries from new contacts.

Apply now by sending your CV to - info@ukiexpress.com

Plant, Machinery and Hire Equipment Traffic Controller – Skelmersdale

Salary - TBA - Dependant on experience 


Due to continued expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Logistics Administrator on our plant and machinery desk. The ideal applicant should be customer focused and a well organised individual MUST have construction heavy plant hire or machinery equipment rental experience. Hire desk experience would be an advantage for this challenging role.


Summary of Role
To assist in the management of the company’s traffic planning of Plant Hire, Tool Hire Equipment operations ensuring they are professional, accurate, compliant and cost effective at all times. Working alongside the existing operations staff you will be responsible for the coordination of hire machinery movements throughout the United Kingdom and to assist in the company’s continued growth. Deliveries can range from local HGV to national same day courier services throughout the UK. You will liaise with clients, drivers and sub-contractors, so you must have experience in the construction or plant hire equipment rental business and dealing with people at all levels. This is a challenging but rewarding role, with excellent opportunities for the right person.


Main duties 
Customer Liaison/ Customers Services: Preparation of quotes for customers, follow up calls, taking orders / bookings, answering queries from existing customers and potential new customers (trailer availability, transit time etc.)
Subcontracting: liaising with network of hauliers / trailer providers / contractors, sourcing trailers, negotiating rates and organising transport operations by road as per customer’s requirements
Monitoring transport movements - Ensuring the order goes smoothly from collection to delivery - Solving problems - Updating and reporting back to customers ensuring a faultless customer service.
Admin relating to each customer order - Ensuring costing’s and info are completed and filed - Entered on freight software system and ensuring all information is accurate before reaching the invoicing department
Liaising with the company’s Branch Manager regarding new leads and enquiries from new contacts.
This is a varied role, our priority is ensuring we provide excellent customer service levels at all times.

Apply now by sending your CV to - info@ukiexpress.com

Logistics Administrator / Freight Forwarder – Skelmersdale

Salary - TBA - Dependant on experience 

 

Due to continued expansion UKI Express Transport are looking to recruit brightest and very well educated young people to join their successful and ambitious team.


Summary of Role
To assist with the management of the company’s traffic planning and back load operations ensuring they are professional, accurate, compliant and cost effective at all times. Working alongside the existing operations staff you will be responsible for the coordination of the companies back loads to assist in the company’s continued growth. Deliveries can range from local HGV or national same day courier services throughout the UK. You will liaise with clients, drivers and sub-contractors so you must have experience of coordinating backloads and dealing with people at all levels. This is a challenging but rewarding role, with excellent opportunities for the right person.


Main duties 
Customers liaison / customers services: quoting customers & following up on quotes, taking orders / bookings, answering queries from existing customers and potential new customers (trailer availability, transit time etc.)
Subcontracting: liaising with network of hauliers / trailer providers / contractors, sourcing trailer capacity from them, negotiating rates with them and organising transport operations by road as per customers requirements
Monitoring transports, ensuring that the order goes smoothly from collection to delivery, solving problems, updating and reporting back to customers delivering a faultless customer service.
Admin relating to each transport: making sure costing’s and info on file / on freight software is accurate before file is passed to invoicing department
Liaising with the company’s Branch Manager re new leads, enquiries from new contacts.
This is a varied role, but the main issue is customer services and providing an excellent service at all times.

 

Apply now by sending your CV to - info@ukiexpress.com
 

VNA Driver “Very Narrow Aisle Fork Truck Driver”  VNA Licence required - Skelmresdale

Salary - TBA - Dependant on experience

We are a well-established company in the UK & European Transport & Warehousing business, who have over 140,000 sq. foot of modern warehousing and offices strategically located on the M6 Corridor, Lancashire.

We are looking for an experienced VNA Fork Truck Driver “Very Narrow Aisle Fork Truck Driver”  to join the team – our long term goal is to recruit professional people who have the ability to take control of their own destiny, by empowering themselves and other people to achieve a career in warehousing and distribution.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

•    Competitive salary
•    Contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life
•    Training & Long Term Career opportunities 

RESPONSIBILITIES: VARIED – DEPENDANT ON THE INDIVIDUAL 

•    Manage the daily planning of your work including Picking Orders, Putting Away Stock
•    Unloading & loading vehicles
•    Working closely with the production department
•    Vehicle Daily Checks
•    Help to complete stock check when required
•    Racking materials internally
•    General housekeeping

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

•    Have experience and licence to drive a VNA fork truck with a least 6 months experience
•    Have the operational abilities in line with Health and Safety 
•    Have the focus of a self-motivated, energetic, hands-on individual with the operational focus to complete and deliver workload expectations 
•    Have the ability to work under pressure in order to identify and report on issues which may occur

Apply now by sending your CV to - info@ukiexpress.com


 

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