The Role – Logistics Administrator

We are currently looking to recruit a Logistics Administrator on behalf of our client a Fresh Produce Business based just outside of Maidstone in Kent.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have good communication skills in order to liaise with suppliers, customers, growers and hauliers in a professional and honest way. You will have a good understanding of supply chain to retail customers and be analytical, computer literate, have a good level of maths and a professional telephone manner.

The Role

· Assist in the distribution and administration to all retail customers at best cost and best service.

· Assist with management and administration of inbound and outbound loads of the company, European partners and suppliers.

· Managing delivery discrepancies and investigating/obtaining/chasing the relevant paperwork and raising any associated claims.

· Manage the uplift and return to supplier of rejected fruit within a timeframe that salvages the best return, liaising directly with supplier and haulier.

· Data entry, analysis and interpretation for KPI reporting

Overview of 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 grower sites at best cost and service – maintain detail in 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.

If you have the relevant experience that we are looking for then we would like to hear from you today click the link below to apply for this position