Hermes Parcelnet

  • Transport Supervisor

    Town/City Warrington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/05/2018 14:48)
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  • Overview

    The UK's largest home delivery courier network, Hermes will deliver more than 260 million parcels this year on behalf of the biggest names in retail and our network of over 14,500 hard working lifestyle Couriers make this happen providing a high quality doorstep service. We employ over 2,500 people; delivering parcels to over 190 countries.


    We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!


    How it feels to work for us:

    Here at Hermes, we empower each individual with both the responsibility to make critical decisions and to explore new ideas to achieve the best performance.

    The biggest thing we are proud of is that our people care. We want you to make a positive difference to our customer’s experience, because in every job at Hermes, you will and you can add value.



    The purpose of this role is to support the Transport Shift-Manager and Compliance Manager within the transport operational running of the site. Working in a site which services blue-chip customers, you’ll be working with our driver teams to ensure a timely dispatch and conduct effective driver debriefs, managing safety and legal compliance aspects.

    You'll have accountability for specific tasks such as:


    • Brief drivers to ensure that all instructions for their allocated runs communicated
    • Liaise and partner with external and internal clients regarding collections and deliveries on the current service level and what’s planned
    • Use source data to compile management reports
    • Revise driver log sheets with the drivers, ensuring vehicle checks are completed and all accidents/damage reported daily
    • Undertake the completion of relevant tasks such as downloading of information from digital tachographs, monitoring & managing information from the vehicle telematics system and H&S responsibilities e.g. yard walks, vehicle checks

    This role is for a 12 hour shift working 4 days on and 4 days off, rotating days and nights including weekends and bank holidays (on rotation).



    You will have the passion, drive and confidence to work cross functionally across the region as part of a growing team.  


    Essential Skills for the role:

    • Experience of working in a Logistics environment
    • PC literate in programmes such as Microsoft Office
    • Experience in managing teams of people at 1st line manager or above (Desirable)
    • Systems knowledge & experience of working with telematics transport management systems
    • Be an effective communicator
    • Problem solving and planning effective contingencies and solution 

    We offer you:

    •  Full training along with a supported induction process
    • 22 days holiday including bank holidays
    • Hermes pension up to 5%
    • Life assurance
    • Income Protection



    Hermes isn't just about parcels, it's about people and being part of a team. Building those key relationships internally and externally, delivering an excellent customer service experience. If you are self-motivated, thrive on daily challenges and enjoy working as part of a team, we want you to be part of Hermes!


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