Transport Planner

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£25,000 per annum
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1165121615
International Transport coordinator/ planner Salary: Up to £28,000pa DOE Benefits: A positive busy working environment, Workplace pension, 25 days holiday. Hours: Full-time, permanent position with a growing international company Location: Normanton, Wakefield Our client employs over 100 staff across 5 depots in the UK operating all modes including Road / Sea & Airfreight, Project and logistics. The UK based site has seen major growth in recent years and they expect this trend to continue. They currently have a fantastic opportunity for you to join their International freight forwarding company as International Transport coordinator/ planner. The role encompasses coordinating and planning the Nordic fleet of trailers on an import/ export basis throughout the UK. This role is an exciting and challenging position that plays a pivotal part in the success of the department. The role would ideally suit somebody with previous freight forwarding and transport planning experience Duties Include: Assign import loads to fleet Plan export loads in conjunction with freight forwarders and ensure all trailers meet scheduled departures Liaise with national and international colleagues to advise of departures/ arrivals Ensure accuracy of ferry bookings and documentation Check driver locations using trackers, email and phone To update colleagues on progress of collections & deliveries Internally cost all vehicles on a weekly basis Respond to requests on time and in the right way This list is not exhaustive and you may be asked to carry out other activities within your capabilities The Ideal Candidate: Previous experience within a similar role is essential Excellent IT skills required including Microsoft office. GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths & English. Good communication and negotiation skills. Ability to work under pressure & cope during high volume peaks. Good team player with ability to work on individual tasks. Ambitious with a view to progress within the company. Is customer-focused and ensures the right outcome for our customer. Thinks in terms of solutions not problems. Takes initiative and offers assistance to team members. Has a positive 'can do' attitude

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