Freight Transfer Supervisor

Employment Location: McCarthy Distribution Ltd, Unit 1, First Avenue, Wrexham, LL13

Wage: £28,000pa (plus company benefits)


McCarthy Distribution Ltd is an established warehouse, logistics and distribution solutions business serving clients across the UK.

We are looking to recruit a Freight Transfer Supervisor to join our transport department, based in Wrexham

Hours of Work: 14:00 to 22:00  – MONDAY TO FRIDAY 

Duration: Permanent

Company Background:

McCarthy Distribution Ltd (MDL) is a growing organisation within the warehousing and distribution sector. The company now requires a positive, enthusiastic individual  to join our existing team.


This is a permanent position.


MDL offers its clients a dedicated delivery service across the UK as well as pallet network options across the UK, Europe and worldwide. The company is committed to providing a high quality service to all its customers


The new supervisory appointee will be an individual that can retain high standards, engage fully with the team and be involved in the organisational approach to continuous business improvement.

Duties will include but are not limited too;

Purpose: The Freight Transfer Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the unloading of palletised customer freight from our collection vehicles and loading it onto our overnight trunk trailers.  Deciding and co-ordinating the best routing of freight to the most suitable of our pallet networks. This will include maximising the trailer fill to the capacity available for designated routes.


Key Tasks will also include (non-exhaustive):


 Monitoring and downloading customer deliveries into transport system and efficiently maximizing the trunk fill capacity to the designated network.

Ensuring freight is in the correct condition, accurately labelled, loaded  and sent via the correct network / delivery partner.

 Overseeing the safe forklift truck (FLT) loading process, the securing of freight and meeting trunk departure times.

Supervising the trailer loading process with the FLT drivers, to ensure trunks are loaded safely and in priority order.

Co-ordinating and supervising the loading of groupage and general haulage deliveries.

Scan outbound freight

End of day checks including initial warehouse check and general tidiness of warehouse, and checks of packs returned by drivers to enable efficient handover for AM staff

 Run and action reports from IT / Web based systems

Able to operate a Forklift Truck as required, due to absence/holidays etc

Candidate Requirements:

The successful candidate will have previous supervisory experience and may have traffic planning experience at  an operational level. However, this is not essential, as the successful applicant may be someone with highly a transferable skill set.


The new appointee will be a team player that thrives within a busy working environment and will be able to operate systematically, flexibly and effectively to meet customer expectations.

The company offers an excellent package, including:

Company Pension Scheme

Life Assurance

Medical Health Scheme

Full Uniform

To apply for this position please forward a CV to the personnel department on the e-mail address below.

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