Based in Stone, an d with clients throughout Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, North and Mid Wales, and the West Midlands, we have

developed an extensive client portfolio thanks to an outstanding track record of providing long-term relationships with our clients and working with 

dedication to meet their needs.

At Direct Recruitment we have seven specialist divisions offering temporary, permanent and temp-to-permanent placements.

As part of our commitment to provide the very highest levels of service, Direct Recruitment provides 24 hour / 365 day support.

A significant benefit for customers of the Driving and Industrial divisions, a member of our team can be contacted at any time of day night.

We are also able to place candidates at very short notice and have an extensive database of those available at unsociable hours.

Job of the week

Transport Co-ordinator

Winsford, Cheshire

£22000 - £240000 pa - Permanent

Our client is looking for a representative to co-ordinate our transport arrangements on site at the premises of our major client in Winsford. 


We are therefore looking to appoint an enthusiastic, IT-literate LGV Category C+E driver
(ideally with previous office-based experience) to represent our client and co-ordinate the transport arrangements on site at the premises of a major client in Winsford. The successful individual will be required to undertake the following duties:  


  •   Liaison with the Customer, regarding trailer allocations and availability, delivery booking times etc, in order to improve the efficiency of our mutual operations going forward.
  •  Load Planning of the customer’s freight, in conjunction with our Traffic Office’s existing planning operation.
  • Importing of consignment details into our client’s Transport Management system, and updating the
    system following changes to delivery requirements, or delays in loading/offloading.   
  • Close and regular communication with our client’s Traffic Office, to ensure that the customer’s requirements are co-ordinated with those of other clients, to ensure optimum operational efficiency. 
  • Prioritising of trailer loading, to ensure availability of loads at the required collection times. 
  • Sub-Contracting of loads which cannot be accommodated by our client’s fleet.
  • Co-ordination of our client’s and Sub-Contract drivers, to ensure the timely departure of loads. 
  • Trailer re-positioning, to ensure the required availability of empty trailers for the customer to load.
  • Completion of the daily ‘shunt’ to a local customer in Winsford. 


National geographical knowledge, IT literacy and effective communication skills are fundamental to this role. Likely working hours are Monday-Friday, 06.30hrs to 17.00hrs or finish, but some flexibility of working hours will be required to accommodate changing customer requirements. 


If you are interested in applying, please contact Sue Frost for an Application Form. You should then 

submit this form, together with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be a suitable 

candidate, by email to:


if you require further information regarding this role,

please contact Sue Frost directly on 01785 819880 or email













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Direct Recruitment

(Midlands) Ltd

52 High Street



ST15 8AU


01785 819880

01782 432472

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