Logistics Administrator

  • Job Reference: HC/LogisticsAdmin/M
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Logistics Administrator
Maidstone, Kent
Wednesday - Sunday 7am - 4pm

KHR are currently working with a leading supplier of fresh produce based near Maidstone who are looking to hire an organised and efficient Logistics Administrator on a full-time permanent basis.

The Logistics Administrator will complete the administrative duties related to the logistics function, from arranging deliveries to booking hauliers, raising invoices, and tracking vehicles and managing returns and discrepancies.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Daily and weekly administration of key Logistic processes and functions
- Managing haulier invoice checks, query resolution and recharge mechanisms
- Administer the uplift and returns within agreed timeframes to minimise loss
- Assist and communicate outbound collection times to distribution points
- Arranging haulier collections and communication of ETA to customers
- Organise customers and PR sample collections/transfers from sites at the best cost and service - maintain detail in the sales orders system
- Managing delivery discrepancies and any associated claims within agreed timescales
- Vehicle tracking (UK and European), set up, data management, reporting of inbound loads and analysis to meet on-time/arrival time KPIs
- Assist with volume and cost analysis of in and outbound loads
- Deal with daily queries promptly, maintain and develop key relationships with regular suppliers, customers, growers and haulier's dialogue


Candidate Profile

- Previous experience in a similar role
- Good communication skills to liaise with suppliers, customers, growers and hauliers in a professional and honest way
- Ability to prioritise workload to suit business needs
- Ability to work as part of a team and across other departments at all levels
- Have a good understanding of the supply chain to retail customers
- Analytical, computer literate, good level of maths and professional telephone manner
- Hold a full UK licence and access to a vehicle due to rural location


In return, the Logistics Administrator will receive a competitive base salary and access to a list of fantastic benefits including 25 days of holiday and an annual bonus.

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