Freight Transport Clerk Jobs

Freight transport clerk jobs manage the administration in a transport office and all transport clerks will report to the transport manager.  Freight transport clerk jobs are responsible for dealing with the day-to-day transport enquiries and administration.

The main responsibilities of a freight transport clerk jobs include dealing with all telephone enquiries from both internal and external sources, complaint handling, data entry, dispatching, order processing, filing and delivery scheduling.

Freight transport clerk jobs will also provide support to the transport manager as and when required.

Freight transport clerk jobs normally work on a rotating shift pattern working 5 days out of 7 (predominantly Monday to Friday). The role of a freight transport clerk jobs could be office based within the transport department.

You should have excellent PC skills, be a good communicator, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.  Freight transport clerk jobs will have good administration skills and have a confident telephone manner.

There are no formal qualifications required to be a transport clerk, but you should have a good ability in English and maths.

Freight transport clerk jobs may be able to progress to a transport manager, but a CPC National will be required. The CPC International may also be required depending on the individual operation.

Freight transport clerk jobs can earn around £13,000 to £16,000 a year and may get shift allowances that may increase earnings.

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  1. Freight Forwarder

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £22000 to £25000 p/a

    Category: Freight Forwarding

    An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Freight Forwarder to join an Edinburgh based company. We are particularly interested in speaking with individuals who will complement this ethos and bring a fresh & innovative approach to this role.
    The role is a permanent full-time role. Reporting directly to the Operations director ...