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Transport Coordinator

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted31 January 2019

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A fantastic opportunity to join a global Transport Business as a Transport Coordinator . You will manage the delivery work plans produced for any a large volume of vehicles across the UK and Ireland ensuring required customer service levels are met whilst optimising the efficiency of the operation and meeting key performance indicators.

Client Details

Global Transport Business based in the W. Yorkshire area requires a Transport Coordinator to join the team during an exciting period of growth.


As Transport Coordinator your responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure communication with drivers, other staff, customers and suppliers is conducted in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
  • Ensure delivery plans are received, plans are vetted for planning errors, vehicle and driver availability checked, preloads checked, known customer problems addressed, loading instructions and delivery tickets are available for each location at the required times.
  • Manage drivers during the period of their shift to ensure their delivery work schedules are implemented and completed safely.
  • Keep the customer informed of any delays or changes to their delivery(s) in line with the specific customers’ policy. Record this information in line with the specific customers’ requirements
  • Reschedule undelivered loads and/or schedule new loads in line with the specific customers’ policy, ensuring the efficient use of drivers and vehicles.
  • Manage the vehicle defect reporting system. Record defect information from drivers on the VOR logs. Actively track progress of defect and planned maintenance through workshop and update handovers / resource to reflect outcome.
  • Manage vehicle breakdowns with the suppliers and fleet engineers to ensure a safe solution
  • Complete any speed monitoring checks required by the individual contracts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Complete any load reconciliations required by the customer in a timely and accurate manner
  • Complete any administration tasks that are required in order to produce information that will be used to monitor the safety, efficiency and profitability of the contracts.


To be considered for the role of Transport Coordinator you must be able to comfortably demonstrate:
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels of the business
  • A proactive approach with the ability to solve problems
  • Previous experience with Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain would be advantageous
  • Previous experience of working with Transport Management Systems and Telematics
  • The ability to keep calm in high pressure situations and react accordingly
  • Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up to £27,000 dependent on experience. You must be flexible in regards to working pattern and able to work both days and nights. Further information will be provided.

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