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Traffic Supervisor

Full Time Permanent

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An exciting new Traffic Supervisor opportunity at DX!

All about you

You will be friendly, hard-working and love the buzz of getting things done. We value team players and here at DX we are committed to providing our people with the technical and personal skills to progress their careers.

About us

We are a leading independent parcel, mail and logistics services company operating throughout the UK and Ireland delivering the important things in life. DX Freight provides next-day or scheduled delivery services for parcels and freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions, including warehouse management and the operation of customer-liveried vehicles. Our brand is what we do every day and our values set the tone for how we want our colleagues to go about their business of delivering the Delivered Exactly promise.

What will it feel like to be part of our team?

At DX, we know our people are our foundation of success. We are passionate about your career progression with us. We strive to develop and promote from within whenever we can, so if you want to develop your career DX will provide the training and the opportunities!

The Traffic Supervisor will plan and organise the routes ensuring that the most efficient and cost-effective route is achieved each day. The aim of the role is to constantly improve and manage the cost effectiveness of route planning as well as record and demonstrate accurate routing and cost savings across the geographical territories operated within. The Traffic Supervisor acts as a point of escalation for issues that arise out on the road and works as part of the overall site management team.

* Represent DX in a professional manner at all times

* Plan and implement all accurate routing for routes in conjunction with the Site

* Ensure all schedules are kept up to date and routes are planned, and legally compliant

* Ensure compliance with all security standards required surrounding Customer contracts.

* Undertake regular review of volume forecasts and amend resource planning as appropriate.

* Liaising regularly with the drivers to ensure the smooth delivery of goods within agreed time frames to maximise delivery performance.

* Liaise with customer where required, to ensure a swift resolution to any route planning related queries

* Ensure daily performance information is produced, variances investigated, and appropriate actions taken.

* Supporting the General Manager in relation to achieving KPI for the site

* Ensure all traffic and warehousing operations are undertaken in line with company operating procedures

* Supporting the on the road management of the traffic operation through communication and guidance

* Follow all aspects of DX Manual Handling, Safe Working and Health and Safety policies

* Observe DX procedures and policies at all times

* Good geographical knowledge

* Strong communications skills

* Previous Knowledge of Transport planning/ Routing an advantage

* IT literate – High level of competency with Excel

* Good administration skills and experience

* Problem Solver – Deals with issues as they arise. Will escalate where necessary.

* Works well under pressure and too tight deadlines

Benefits:

·Competitive rates of pay

·Holidays: 20 days + bank holidays

·Pension, Life Assurance, discounted gym membership, full uniform and other additional benefits

·Excellent opportunities for career progression and more!!

Apply now to join this great team

We look forward to hearing from you