Transport Controller

Location Barking, Greater London, England
Discipline: Heavy Plant, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Transport Controller, Transport Administrator , Transport Manager
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Contact name: Georgina Wittich

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667220
Job ref: 38772
Published: 9 days ago

Our client are a leading hire company who supply specialist plant hire equipment to the construction and civil sectors. Due to continued growth within the region, a permanent opportunity has arisen for a Transport Coordinator to work within a busy office in East London.

The Role as Transport Controller

  • You will be planning, organising and implement routing and tracking of external hauliers and internal fleet of vehicles.

  • To ensure all transport movements undertaken within the region and nationally are executed in an efficient manner, in line with company policies and adhering to latest H&S regulations. You will review performance and costs, carry out KPI's and driver audits

  • The Transport Coordinator Candidate will need to be a well organised individual working closely alongside your team members and Line Manager. 

  • Knowledge of the Plant Hire transport industry and legislation is an advantage for this role, as well as having any previous experience and or qualifications (i.e; CPC or routing knowledge) within transport. 

Skills Required for the Transport Controller;

  • Georgraphical knowledge of the UK 

  • Updating computer system - so excellent I.T skills are required.

  • Hardworking and the ability to work under pressure.

  • Organised and methodical to ensure all customer enquiries are resolved in an efficient and competent manner.

  • Previous experience of co-ordinating haulage and transport legislation is essential.

  • Transport CPC licence or equivalent an advantage.

Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.