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Transport Coordinator



The Organisation

An FMCG business has an exciting new opportunity to join their close-knit logistics team as a Transport Coordinator to assist in the fulfilment of costumer's needs by developing and maintaining relationships as well as meeting their specific needs in a timely fashion.

The key purpose of the Transport Coordinator is to ensure the end to end supply chain process runs smoothly and that the service targets set are met through daily management of their 3PL and international service providers. it is also important to ensure that the communication with customers and other teams within the business remain effective.



The Role
  • Booking in deliveries on a day to day basis with the haulage company, ensuring they are meeting the deadlines set and are delivered On Time and In Full
  • Bringing attention to any issues that arise in regard to costs to the Logistics Operations Manager or the Managing Director
  • By using the logistics planning tool, control the flow of in transit orders and monitor the status of each order and updating accordingly
  • Communicating to the customer when there is a delay with the shipment
  • Manage and track late deliveries, and neogiating with the hauliers/ freight forwarders when deliveries or payments are delayed



The Person
  • Degree calibre or equivalent working experience
  • Previous experience working in a fast pace environment and dealing with heavy workloads
  • Ability to continuously look for solutions to solve problems and being proactive in challenging the norm in order to find new and innovative ways to drive improvements
  • Strong experience skills in Excel and general IT
  • Have a strong attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Previous experience in either road or sea freight
Reference
VA003045_279394
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Uxbridge
Salary and benefits
Pension
Salary
£20000 to £25000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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