Junior Logistics Operator

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Junior Logistics Operator

Apple Resourcing UK Ltd
11 April 2022
Witham Essex, Witham Essex, United Kingdom
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Apple Resourcing are looking for a Junior Logistics Operator for our client in Witham, a global Freight Forwarder, on a full-time permanent basis.

Working hours Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm, Once trained and competent in the role, consideration to move to a more senior role will be made (this may entail a change in hours either 06.00 – 3.00pm or 11am – 8pm).


  • Checking freight arrives as manifested
  • Planning local deliveries to allocated vehicles
  • Entering consignments on appropriate systems
  • Working alongside a team to ensure the smooth running of the Pallet network system
  • Building bookings onto FMS then allocating to relevant network system and invoicing accordingly
  • Ensuring any discrepancies are reported to relevant client or depot
  • Resolving issues that drivers may encounter on a day to day basis or reporting the issue to relevant department to get resolution
  • Dealing directly with existing client base to answer any question relating to their consignment in a courteous professional manner
  • Quoting clients from a designated tariff
  • Ensuring all consignments have POD assigned to them and then upload onto relevant system
  • Ensuring all outbound freight is correctly labelled and scanned at end of day before trailer departs
  • Dealing with any issues warehouse may encounter in identifying freight
  • Report any issues in respectful and polite manner to the transport manager or failing that the relevant department personnel
  • Planning deliveries to fleet of domestic vehicles efficiently and instructing drivers accordingly
  • Printing end of day manifests


  • Must have minimum 1 year experience of working in an office environment and have excellent data entry skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Previous experience working within logistics sector would be desirable
  • Must have experience with Excel and other systems
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work alone as well as in a team
  • Flexible approach to working hours

If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply now or send your CV to joanna@appleresourcing.co.uk you can also call us  01277 699778 for a confidential chat.

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