Despatch Clerk

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Despatch Clerk

Location:
Scotland

Salary:
£27,000 Per Annum

Date Posted:
March 2024

Job Family:
transportation

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Company Description

Stobart (Part of the Culina Group) is a leading ambient transport and logistics business, providing services to many of the UK’s best known brands across core consumer and retail sectors. Through our unique model, we operate the largest user shared network that ensures maximum capacity whilst guaranteeing service and quality.

As a group we are the largest, market leading, privately owned logistics provider in the UK. With a turnover in excess of £2.2billion, a combined workforce of over 20,000 colleagues and a joint fleet of over 5,000 vehicles.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you’re valued, challenged, and inspired!

Job Description

What’s the role? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, ambitious Transport/Despatch Clerk to join our retail operation.

You will be working alongside the Senior Transport Clerk and transport team responsible for providing on-site operational and administrative support. Responsibilities start with checking-in and checking-out registration of drivers, despatching drivers and completing key documentation.

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off Nights (18:00 – 06:00)

Salary: £27,000 Per Annum

Main Responsibilities & Objectives: 

  • Efficiently and accurately despatching drivers with all relevant paperwork
  • Completing customer and Stobart KPIs where required
  • Making sure the correct trailer numbers are inputted into the internal tracking system
  • Monitoring the service board to make sure the correct week number is on the correct trailer for depot trailers
  • Liaising with drivers on the gate communication system to make them aware of site procedures before entering site, when required
  • Completing all daily tasks for compliance purposes
  • Ensure manning levels are updated & correct
  • Internal reporting duties
  • Downloading vehicle & driver digital tachographs as per requirement
  • Transport System management

Qualifications

What kind of person are we looking for? 

  • Ideally you will have had experience in a similar role and a sound knowledge of a Transport and Logistics.
  • Strong organisational skills and time management techniques to balance priorities effectively is essential.
  • There is a strong requirement to be flexible, articulate and able to cope when placed under pressure due to the changing environment

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Stobart a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave – 20 Days annual leave including bank hoildays
  • Pension – We want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirement so we offer a great contribution of 5% employee and 3% employer contribution
  • Wellness – Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
  • Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
  • Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via referral bonus’, special recognition and long service awards.
  • Everyday discounts – via our benefit platform you will have access to 100’s of retailer discounts for everyday savings!
  • Fitness – your wellbeing is important to us and being active is a great way to keep your body and your mind health. We have partnered with PureGym so you can save money on a no contract membership
  • If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!

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