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Transport Allocator

£28k plus bonus

Job summary & purpose

IT Fleet Automotive are responsible for transporting between 3000 and 3500 vehicles around the UK every week. This is achieved by utilising both trade plate drivers and a fleet of transporters. To do this we need a capable, forward thinking person to manage our road operatives, efficiently and effectively.

 

IT Fleet Automotive are offering the opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic transport team as a Transport Allocator to manage their own team of up to 35 Trade Plate Drivers. Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. We are looking for someone who is confident, organised, and a good communicator. UK geographical knowledge is advantageous.

 

The key responsibility of a transport allocator includes:

  • Managing your own team of 30-35 Trade     Plate/Transporter Drivers, ensuring an optimum number of vehicle movements     are planned and allocated each day.
  • Routing drivers to each vehicle     collection/delivery, assisting with travel between each movement, to ensure     that customer expectations and service levels are maintained.
  • Ensure that all information     required for the achievement of vehicle collections/deliveries is     accurately communicated clearly to your drivers.
  • Liaise with the Customer Service     and Refurbishment departments to ensure that information is updated     accordingly.
  • Provide all encompassing telephone     support to your team of drivers, responding to concerns and issues in a     manner that ensures resolution is achieved.
  • Work as part of the Transport team     to manage the challenges presented by volume peaks and troughs and direct     the appropriate transport resources accordingly.
  • Escalate any major issues and     concerns to the Assistant/Transport Manager.
  • Record drivers’ holidays and any   unplanned absences.

Interested in this vacancy?

To apply for this vacancy please email careers@fleetplusrecruitment.co.uk making sure you attach your CV to the email.

Working with IT Fleet

Values

Live the organisational values of It Fleet Automotive at all times whilst at work and when representing the organisation externally.

Equality & diversity

Promote and protect the equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities of individuals and adhere to IT Fleet Automotive’s Equality and Dignity at Work and Diversity policies.

Health & safety

Adhere to all health and safety policies of the organisation and take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others.

Data Protection

Adhere to the requirements of IT Fleet Automotive’s Data Protection and Confidentiality policies at all times.

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