Transport Planner

Location
Solihull
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP35000 per annum +
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Ref
13847340/001
Contact
Aimee Rushe
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a global 3PL who are looking to bring ambitious, graduate calibre transport planners to join their rapidly expanding team.

Client Details

GLOBAL 3PL

Description

  • Planning of all transports according to the requirements

  • Selection of carrier (quality and costs)

  • Ensuring punctual arrival of equipment at pick up point for collections

  • Communication with shipping points

  • Organisation of specials on request

  • Answering rate requests and agree spot rates with carriers

  • Maintain operational documentation and registers

  • Preparing Arrival and Departure Statistics based on existing Reports

  • Transport organisation of returns

  • Management of process deviations and exceptions

Profile

  • Established forwarding knowledge

  • Relevant industry experience - 2-4 years within a transport planning role, ideally within a large organisation.

  • Language skills: English

  • Able to take responsibility and being accountable

  • Team player

  • Strong affinity with required customer quality standards

  • Ability to fulfill time-critical tasks on time, keep schedules and deadlines

  • High customer orientation

  • Good experience in Customer Service

  • Strong communication skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Experience in Sea Freight strongly desired

  • Microsoft Office, you must be intermediate on excel - pivot tables, v look ups etc.

Job Offer

A salary between £30,000 and £35,000 + Benefits