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Ref: JD-GH-62Location: Mids / StaffsDate: 05/09/2019  send to a friend
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Traffic Clerk (Days)



Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at www.strive.co.uk or join us on twitter at twitter.com/strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Our client is a niche 3PL, specialising in the distribution of multi-temp product to Major Retailers. Due to unprecedented growth, we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Traffic Clerk, to be based at their site in Crewe, Staffordshire  on 4on, 4off 12hour shift pattern.

Reporting into the Operations Support Manager, these roles are front facing roles, responsible for the effective despatch & debriefing of drivers, issuing paperwork and ensuring that reports & administration is accurate, up to date and in real time.

Main Responsibilities as Traffic Clerk:

  • Ensure smooth running of the transport office so that it is efficient
  • Liaising with inbound and outbound drivers, internal and external customers, workshop and warehouse.
  • Ensure that accurate and up to date information and communications are passed to the driver to enable a safe and cost-effective service.
  • Live de-brief drivers on return routes, capturing relevant data including standard trip sheets, returns, equipment and discrepancies – escalate where necessary
  • Taking calls and communicating issues.
  • Operate relevant MHE (if applicable / permitted & authorised) safely and in accordance with the correct procedures
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with Buffaload Logistics’ accident reporting procedure
  • Provide support in the Yard as required by Operations
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, including the Uniform Guidelines and Health and Safety Policy
  • Carry out other relevant reasonable management requests as required by your Line Manager
  • Understanding of WTD, Tachograph legislation and EU legislation;
  • Recognition of Success
  • Management of the driver rotas, allocation of fleet
  • Management of customer portals

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in a distribution/manufacturing environment
  • Experience working within an administration /planning role;
  • Familiar with using fleet telematics such as verilocation and ISOtrack
  • Understanding of O’Licence requirements.


  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; towards colleagues and customers
  • Prioritisation and organisation skills

Attention to detail and problem solving

  • Drive company engagement agenda
  • Driving continuous improvement

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