Transport Administrator

Location Wellingborough
Discipline: Plant Hire, Traffic Management, Fleet Management, Heavy Plant, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Transport Planner, Transport Controller, Transport Administrator
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Contact name: Georgina Wittich

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667220
Job ref: 39239
Published: 11 days ago

Transport Administrator - Salary up to £30k! 

This is an opportunity for a Transport Administrator to be part of a highly motivated and experienced team working in their depot based near to Wellingborough.

The company has a national network of depots and is now recruiting for an additional member of staff to assist with transport bookings. The company supplies a wide range of equipment to construction sites. Therefore experience within a Plant Hire company would also be an advantage

The successful Transport Administrator Candidate:

The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic and motivated and have experience working in a similar role, with geographical knowledge. Candidates with an interest in the transport/logistics industry will also be considered for this role.

Responsibilities of the Transport Administrator

  • Allocate drivers to specific routes, therefore strong geographical knowledge is essential
  • Booking in deliveries in advance for major construction contractors
  • Ensure transport fleets operate in compliance with all statutory legal requirements
  • Communicate with drivers and customers regarding any transport issues
  • Continuously improve standards 
  • Manage all transport and logistic activities ensuring efficiency at all times
  • Monitor customer feedback and deal with concerns promptly
  • Liaise with colleagues to optimise efficiency and ensure that all quality procedures are met
  • Completion of daily task sheets, inputting information onto the company's database
  • Pro-actively promote the Company at all times
  • Maintain levels of Health and Safety to company procedures

Requirements of the Transport Administrator

  • Good knowledge of computer software systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accurate administration skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to set deadlines and prioritise tasks
  • A confident and flexible attitude
  • Good knowledge of Health, Safety and Quality Control
  • Previous background in transport and logistics or Plant Hire would be an advantage


  • Salary up to £30k
  • 28 days holiday inlcuding bank holidays
  • Career progression

 All potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks