Trainee Coordinator in Darlington, United Kingdom

XPO, Inc.

Trainee Coordinator

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Business Unit: XPOE Transport


Darlington, GB, DL1 4XT

Logistics done differently.

How would you like to work for a company that can accelerate your career? Do you feel that sometimes you have more to give, but no room to progress? How does constant training and development sound?

Here at XPO, we take our people seriously. We’re looking for a Trainee Transport Coordinator to join us on a full-time, permanent basis on a rotating shift at our Darlington site, on the 6am to 2pm / 12noon to 8pm shifts, with occasional Night shift cover for annual leave

Pay, benefits and more:

We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £23,920. We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Tocost effectively plan and dispatch routes to achieve contractual delivery times, conducting remedial planning to effectively manage live changes to the plan.

  • To review the cost effectiveness of routes through KPI analysis, taking remedial action where necessary

  • To ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism

  • To liaise with line management to ensure the effective use of hire vehicles / sub contractors minimising the cost impact to the business

  • To ensure that details of vehicle accidents are escalated to line management

  • To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets

What you need to succeed at XPO:

  • Working knowledge of driver hours regulations

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements

  • Financial Understanding

  • Operational understanding of team roles

XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review XPO’s candidate privacy statementhere. (

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