Develop effective working relationships with colleagues in logistic operations
Within my role at work there is a need to priorities loads to meet customers needs to do this we have a priority sheet printed from the office and then work through this sheet till all loads are complete, I have to work closely with the supervisor and other members of our team to make get the work ready for checking this is because we each have our own section of racking and there could be a part of the needed orders in more than one section. With working in such a close team with deadlines paramount it is inevitable there will be on the odd occasion a misunderstanding, if this arises it is essential that we get things sorted out as quickly as possible where it be amongst our selves or if we have to involve our supervisor or manager to sort thing out. We quite often have to liaise with other members of staff for information and assistance to complete work including dealing with the office clerk to find missing pallets or to get new locations if the pallet that has been pulled is infested and needs putting into the damages section. We also have to deal with the checkers, there job is to make sure that all the stock and pallets are of good quality before they are handed over to the goods handling team for loading, this means that if they find anything that needs changing they will find out from the clerk who has pulled the order that has a problem and ask that person who pulled it to correct the mistake. If I was asked to solve a problem by the checker I would have to do it a promptly as possible as the order will be waiting to be loaded as soon as the mistake has been corrected. We quite regularly get feedback on the priority orders we are doing and where we are up to from our supervisor. Within our team there are quite a few opportunities to learn other roles and jobs such as unloading trailers to help out when there isn’t as much work to pull. I have also learned how to...
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