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Despatcher (Transport)

Job Description

Company: FedEx Express EU
Job Requisition Number: RC209266
Marston Gate Distribution Centre
Ridgemont, United Kingdom

Time Type: Full Time
Scheduled weekly Hours: 40
Worker Type: Regular
Posting Date: 04-November-2019
Job Family: FXE-EU: Despatcher

Position Summary:

Tue -  Sat 5 x 8 hours 16:00 – 01:00
Sun – Thu 5 x 8 Hours 13:00 – 22:00 (Sun 10:00 – 19:00)
Sun – Thu 5 x 8 Hours 21:00 – 06:00 (Sun 17:00 – 02:00)
Salary: £20,602 to £22,662 Dependent on experience
Location: Marston Gate (Bedfordshire)
The Transport Despatcher is a member of the Transport team ultimately reporting to Management and working alongside the Transport Supervisor. Dealing with all the daily Transport Administrative tasks that allow the Transport Supervisors to maintain supervisory control of the LGV drivers and fleet. Previous knowledge of transport road operations would be an advantage in this role
Provides high standard service support for the Depot/team and managers by carrying out all transport office functions in an efficient and cost effective manner following all relevant legislation with regard to the Company Operators Manual. Encourage process improvements (i.e. which may improve services/reduce cost/improve health & safety/housekeeping etc.) through ideas/suggestions to Supervisor

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Our Company

FedEx Express is one of the world's largest express transportation companies and has consistently been selected as one of the top 10 World’s Most Admired Companies by "Fortune" magazine. Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions, serving more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx team members, who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding.

Our Philosophy

The People-Service-Profit philosophy (P-S-P) describes the principles that govern every FedEx decision, policy or activity. FedEx takes care of our people; they, in turn, deliver the impeccable service demanded by our customers, who reward us with the profitability necessary to secure our future. The essential element in making the People-Service-Profit philosophy such a positive force for the company is where we close the circle, and return these profits back into the business, and invest back in our people. Our success in the industry is attributed to our people. Through our P-S-P philosophy, we have a work environment that encourages team members to be innovative in delivering the highest possible quality of service to our customers. We care for their well-being, and value their contributions to the company.

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