Transport Administrator in Southampton at Pentalver

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Transport Administrator

Location: Southampton

Salary: Competitive

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for a permanent Transport Administrator to join our team in Southampton. As a Transport Administrator you will act as focal point for Pentalver within one of our customers and will be based at customer site. You will provide support for both Transport teams, improving efficiencies for Pentalver.

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Key responsibilities of the Transport Administrator:


  • Raise work orders in OPUS.
  • Exec of laden exports for both DP World Southampton and DP World London Gateway.
  • Rating of work orders.
  • Processing of ancillary charge requests.
  • Processing of local operational invoice queries.
  • Maximising efficiencies through re-loading of containers.
  • Liaise with customers in a professional manner and to ensure customer requirements are achieved.
  • Attend daily planning review meetings to approve next day availability, stock challenges, vessel issues etc.
  • Ensure plans are at best cost solutions.
  • Update systems accurately and utilise functionality.

Requirements of the Transport Administrator:


  • Previous administration experience
  • Previous experience of working in a container/logistic environment
  • Professional with a can-do attitude to add value and make a difference
  • Geographical knowledge of the country – beneficial
  • TOPS experience - beneficial  
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Good  knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft and Outlook

In return you will receive:


  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Regular training
  • Childcare Vouchers

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Transport Administrator role then please apply now!