Job title: Courier Operative
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £19,000 - £23,000
Hours: Monday – Friday (9 am to 5.30 pm)
Key duties and responsibilities of the Courier Operative:
•Manage the delivery/collections and schedule of pick-up points and delivery addresses from the warehouse to/from customers.
•Plan routes and sorting packages in order to find the quickest route possible.
•Keep paperwork and delivery records up-to-date.
•Investigate and plan the most appropriate route for a delivery and arranging appropriate packing.
•Negotiating contracts, transportation and handling costs; ensuring most cost-effective solutions arranging insurance and assisting in the event of a claim.
•Offering tailored IT solutions and electronic data interchange (EDI) connections.
•Arranging payment and other charges or collection of payment on behalf of the client.
•Arranging urgent and high-value courier delivery and managing the risk door to door.
•Dealing with special arrangements for transporting delicate cargoes.
•Arranging courier and specialist hand-carry services.
•Maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey.
•Occasional driving of a company van for deliveries/collections.
•Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.
Essential skills and experience the Courier Operative must have:
•2+ years in a similar or equivalent role.
•Good IT skills.
•Good communication, both verbal and written.
•Organization skills and ability to multi-task.
•Ability to work under pressure.
•Full UK Driving License.
Benefits the Courier Operative will receive:
•25 days holidays
•An office based role with a fixed desk.
If you are interested in the above opportunity and would like to work for a driven and focused employer, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications Lloyd Recruitment Services receive, we are only able to contact short-listed candidates
1 month ago