Full Load Trailer Operator – Purfleet, UK

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Job Overview

Brief Description
We currently have a vacancy for a Full Load Trailer Operator within theEuropean Full Loads Department of DSV Road’s Purfleet location.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic andenergetic individual to join ourdedicated team of transportprofessionals.
The person we are looking for must be selfdriven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high job quality and profit making.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, He/She will be responsible for arranging full load shipments and assist to build up our full load volumes on the European and Eastern European markets.



Main purpose of Job:
The position will consist of a mix of operational tasks as well as administrational and commercial responsibilities.
The applicant must have good financial awareness, organised and punctual, good knowledge of the road freight industry and prior experience in transport as well as sourcing one-way hauliers.
We are looking for a person who can add extra quality to our already highly skilled team in DSV and be able come up withalternative solutions to challenges and problems whilst at the same time work under pressure.

To operate our import/export full load volumes using a mix of own trailers and one-way subcontractors.
Work together with our sales teams and the rest of our organisation to grow the full load segment and to find the most competitive solution inaccordance with our customers’ requirements.
Be involved in quoting both spot prices as well as tenders for medium size and larger customers.



Key Tasks:
To arrange full loads transports by means of various transport modes – road, rail and short sea and agree prices where no tariff exists in order to maximise cost effectiveness
Arrange full load transports using standard curtain trailers, temperaturecontrolled trailers, and “out of gauge” cargo equipment
To provide high service level within the agreed service schedule and to meet the customers’ requirements.
Haulage sourcing and rate negotiating and assessing any subcontractors ensuring they are an approved supplier and fulfil any legal requirements.
Liaise and network with other DSV offices in the UK and abroad to generate new full load volumes
Communicate with drivers and hauliers to ensure issues are resolved promptly
Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.
Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
Perform and correctly implement General Administration, e.g. check costs in accordance with departmental requirements, create CMRs, communicate efficiently and effectively (via use of VDU’s, telephone, etc.) with internal and external customers, suppliers, and other offices, as required by operational procedures.
In conjunction with others, plan collection or deliveries to meet the customers or their customers’ needs or requirements to the best effective use of all resources, in a timely and efficient manner.
Maintain awareness of and follow transport (and H.M. Customs) regulations, where relevant, to conform to all statutory requirements.



What we can offer you:
A role in a successful, dynamic global company
Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues
Competitive salary
Great future career prospects
A professional working environment
Potential yearly bonus based on personal performance and company result

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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