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Despatch / Distribution Coordinator

Location: Bristol, Bristol Industry: Logistics
Salary: £20000 per annum Contact: Rachel Waldron
Posted: 7 months ago Contact Email: rwaldron@meridianbs.co.uk

Despatch / Distribution Coordinator - Portbury - £20,000

Reporting to the Terminal Manager, the individual will play a key role supporting the Despatch Team within Portbury. They will be required to carry out the functions of picking cargo, producing and handling despatch paperwork, receiving transporter drivers into depot, issuing driver`s paperwork and system despatch when the transporter leaves site.

In addition, they will also be asked to answer Driver/Customer queries as needed; making any system changes as appropriate.


Duties will include but not be limited to;

Examine products or materials to estimate quantities/qualities or weight and type of product storage or transport.

Select and prepare the goods for transport

Receive Drivers into Depot

Ensure the timely and accurate distribution of Drivers` despatch paperwork and associated IT system despatch of vehicles

Help to answer any queries from either the Transport Carriers or the Customers as needed.

Ensure communication remains open and up to date between the Carrier and the Yard Operation.

Complete and develop the existing System of Reporting so visibility remains consistent and coherent.

Work with the Despatch Team to help support the Integration of required customer standards; helping to establish a high level of quality through the Despatch and subsequent Warehouse Operations.

Act up for the Terminal Supervisor in their absence.

Be responsible for your own safety and for those working around you.

Report any major breach of Health and Safety regulations.

Carry out any other duties as requested by your Yard line management.

Person Requirements -

We are looking for a keen and reliable individual who is able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines. The Despatch Function is a busy area within the Operation so the ability to produce accurate and timely documentation is essential. Team work and an ability to work well under pressure are also key elements to this position.

You will possess suitable IT skills and good communication skills. Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, transporters and driver experience would be an advantage, however, if you are the right candidate then full training would be provided as appropriate.

We are interviewing immediately so please send your CV or contact the office today.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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