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Transport / Logistics Administrator

  • Ref: LCRP101220
  • Oldham
  • Posted: 1 month ago
  • Salary Expectation: £20,000

Availability/Notice Period: Immediate - Temporary

Education

  • 1997 – University of Manchester BA (Hons) in Combined Studies – Human Communications & Psychology
  • 1994 – Oldham College A Levels & BTEC National Diploma in Science (Health Studies). 1988 – The William Skurr School, Rochdale 9 GCSEs including Maths, English, and Biology

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • In House Systems

Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – Manufacturer

Position – Transport / Sales Account Support Assistant

Dates – 2014 – May 2020

Worked across Transport and Logistics / Sales Order and Customer Support

  • Worked in a team of 6 and reported to the Director of Sales and the Production Director
  • Responsible for processing all Sales Orders – individual values could be up to £15,000
  • Checked and allocated Stock on the inhouse system to orders – liaised with Production Director for out-of-stock items and items manufactured to order to obtain lead times
  • Daily worked to Book / Plan and Organise Transport / Delivery and Logistics – mainly Road freight but has previously worked on Air freight
  • Responsible for booking Transport Deliveries – mainly used TNT / Palletways and Express Parcels – negotiated to get best prices available
  • Raised accurate Invoices / Finance documents for Export orders – ensured VAT was not added to invoices – mainly shipped to Germany and France
  • Worked across Portals to book and manage Delivery Slots – dates / times etc.
  • Responsible for considering Delivery Restrictions including – size of wagon which can be booked / restrictions to off-loading etc
  • Extensive Query Management of issues that are preventing immediate Delivery – worked internally and externally to resolve
  • Responsible for Tracking of all Deliveries / Responsible for generation of Delivery Notes
  • Filed all hard copy documents and Picking lists once completed / checked and signed off to keep accurate records
  • Resolved any issues regarding damaged or faulty goods that need returning – worked to a 5-day turnaround for returns / collections
  • Daily organised Production Schedule meetings, keeping track of all Projects – liaise and feedback on Production status
  • Responsible for generating basic Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Responsible for generating all Invoices and Monthly Sales Reports – also Excel Forecasting
  • Worked to build and maintain strong Internal and External relationships

 

Previous Employer – A Nursery

Position – 2007 – 2014

Dates – Office Manager

  • Managed the accounts and general bookkeeping
  • Managed the general ledger (Sales & Costs)
  • General Administration
  • Credit control/fee chasing
  • Record & register keeping of all the children

 

2003 – 2014 Home Maker/Stay at Home Mother

 

Previous Employer – Graduate Careers Company

Position – Sales Key Account Management Executive

Dates – 2001 – 2003

 

Previous Employer – Publishing Company

Position – Sales and Advertising Executive

Dates – 1999 – 2001

 

Previous Employer – Care Home

Position – Healthcare Assistant

Dates – 1997 – 1999

 

Previous Employer – Food Chain Company

Position – Customer Assistant

Dates – 1992 – 1997