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Transport Allocator

'COS - Lidcombe, NSW

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin


Join an Australian family business who are focused on the customer experience.

  • Hands-on role to manage driver runs for a fleet of 40 drivers
  • Monday to Friday | Approx 4:00am start 
  • Excellent employee benefits | Supportive team culture 

The Role

This role will see you reporting to the Operations Manager - NSW/ACT.

You will be responsible for NSW (Sydney and Newcastle) and ACT fleet, managing daily runs for local metro deliveries. Your focus will be in managing costs and improving efficiencies while maintaining a high level of customer service, analysing data and identifying concerns and areas for improvement, continuously looking at ways to innovate.

Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and supervise daily deliveries for a fleet of approximately 40 drivers
  • Ensure all drivers sort and load in a timely and safe manner to ensure a prompt departure
  • Respond to daily transport enquiries from internal teams and customers in an efficient and effective manner
  • Proactively identify transport operational issues, potential problems and opportunities, and determine corrective actions where required
  • Build and foster successful business relationships with key stakeholders
  • Pre-empt seasonal increases in volume and adapt to sudden spikes
  • Be able to implement change with limited disruption
  • Monitor transport budget to ensure costs are effectively controlled
  • Report on transport division activities and results for Management reporting purposes
  • Ensure drivers comply with Company OH&S policies and procedures with a safety first mindset
  • Able to travel to Canberra and Newcastle as required

About You

To succeed in this role, you will demonstrate the skills below:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role within the Transport industry
  • Demonstrated experience in fleet management and transport allocation in a high-volume and fast paced customer service environment
  • Demonstrated skills in budget management, including P&L experience and reporting
  • Strong awareness of Safety and Fatigue Management
  • Highly motivated and prepared to take the initiative
  • Results driven, seeking out opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Extensive knowledge of Sydney metro area
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to juggle conflicting priorities in a demanding environment
  • Always maintain a professional and positive attitude
  • Work well in a team environment
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changes in priorities and situations
  • A high level of self-motivation with the ability to think on your feet
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with key stakeholders
  • Excellent numerical, verbal and written communication skills

About COS

Partnering with Australia’s leading organisations, we provide products used in every room of the modern office across a variety of categories, tailoring solutions to meet customers' needs. Offering 20,000+ products from the latest technology solutions, workplace furniture offerings, stationery, printing and kitchen / canteen solutions, we have grown over the past four decades to become Australia’s largest locally owned and run provider. COS can offer you not just a job but a career and incredible exposure and growth.

Why work for COS?

We're a family business with family values and our staff are key to our success. We're passionate about providing a productive and safe environment with modern facilities. We value the personal development of all staff, and there are many opportunities for you to grow.

This is a great opportunity to play a part in working for one of Australia's true success stories.

How to Apply

Please follow the instructions on the application page regarding your Work History, Education and Qualifications. You can include a Cover letter and Resume to give us an overview of your previous relevant experience.

COS can offer you not just a job but a career.

If you are interested, we'd love to hear from you!