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Distribution Shipper

Posted 23 January by Index Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large well know organisation. Our client is looking for someone to join the team immediatly.

Initially a temporary assignment with a possibility of permanent opportunities.

Our client is seeking a well organised professional customer service administrator with either Distribution, Logistic or Shipper support experience to join their existing team based in Reading.

You will be required to support the main team of distribution shippers with their administration and processing their orders. This role will mainly be an administration support role but you will on occasions need to step up to take calls and deal with orders directly with the customers.


Supporting a team of shippers with all the administration required to ensure orders are processed and good are delivered to the customers on time.

Maintain real time progress of scheduled orders allowing you to identify potential problem areas and pro-actively resolve them.

Build and maintain solid working relationships with customers, local sector team including drivers.

Accurately take order information and input onto the system.

Respond positively and confidently to customer requirements.

Scheduling and ensuring timely delivery of orders agreed with customers, optimising cost through effective truck utilisation

Maintain real time progress of scheduled orders allowing you to identify potential problem areas and pro-actively resolve them.

Proactively communicate with customers to explain progress of deliveries (in particular immediate notification of late loads).

Liaison with sites to ensure raw materials in place for planned deliveries, daily liaison with internal and external staff.

Must be happy to work in a busy and some times manic environment.

Strong administration skills including SAP

Excellent communication and organisational skills

Due to location you will require your own transport.

Working hours: 09:00 - 17:30

Index Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

"Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion".

Reference: 33990069

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