Job vacancy Operations Assistant (Road Haulage)

11 February, 2024
Job Type
Full Time
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Job Title

Operations Assistant (Road Haulage)

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Company Overview: Our client is a prominent road haulage company dedicated to delivering reliable transportation solutions across [geographical area or specific industries]. With a commitment to efficiency and customer satisfaction, they are seeking a highly organised and proactive individual to join their team as an Operations Assistant.

Position Summary: The Operations Assistant will be an integral part of the road haulage operations, contributing to the smooth functioning of transportation activities. This role demands strong organisational skills, attention to detail, and effective communication to ensure the timely and secure delivery of goods. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the logistics and transportation industry.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Route Planning and Optimization:
  • Collaborate with the dispatch team to plan efficient and cost-effective delivery routes.
  • Optimize routes to minimize fuel consumption and transportation costs.
  • Assist in management of groupage warehouse
Order Coordination:
  • Receive and process customer orders for transportation services.
  • Coordinate with customers to confirm shipment details, including delivery times and special requirements.
Fleet Management:
  • Assist in managing the scheduling and maintenance of the fleet.
  • Monitor vehicle availability and coordinate with drivers to ensure on-time departures.
Documentation and Compliance:
  • Ensure all necessary documentation, including shipping manifests and permits, are prepared accurately.
  • Stay updated on transportation regulations and ensure compliance with relevant laws.
Communication with Drivers:
  • Serve as a liaison between the operations team and drivers.
  • Communicate route changes, delivery instructions, and any other relevant information to drivers.
Issue Resolution:
  • Address and resolve any issues or delays that may arise during transportation.
  • Coordinate with drivers and other relevant parties to find timely solutions.
Customer Service:
  • Act as a point of contact for customers regarding delivery inquiries and updates.
  • Provide excellent customer service to enhance client satisfaction.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education in logistics or a related field is a plus.
  • Previous experience in the road haulage or transportation industry is desirable.
  • Proficient in using transportation management software and route optimization tools.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of relevant transportation regulations and compliance requirements.
People and Co. Ltd. is a Licenced Employment Agency (Licence EA 19-1996) and also operates in accordance with the best practice guidelines for Employment Agencies promoted by the Malta Chamber. Priority will be given to candudates already legally in Malta or with work and residency permits/ rights in accordance with Malta's Employment Laws.
Valid Till
11 Mar, 2024 (13 days left)

People & Co. Ltd
Suite 4, Paolo Court Giuseppe Cali Street Ta'Xbiex, XBX 1423, Valletta
  +356 2132 2314

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People & Co Ltd
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