Transport Planner : Export

Job Title: Transport Planner : Export
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Purfleet
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-23 00:00:00
Reference: 479100586
Contact Name: Rene Ford
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2019 12:00

Job Description

Transport Planner (Export)

Remuneration: Up to £28,000 (depending experience)

Location: Purfleet

A fantastic opportunity for an Export Transport Planner to join a fast paced 3PL provider based in Purfleet.

The salary on offer is up to £28,000 depending on experience.

The Role

As Export Transport Planner you will become a key member of the planning team and be responsible for trailer planning to EU markets.

This is a dynamic, fast paced role where you will work to meet customer requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo, ensuring that operational procedures and statutory requirements are met.

This role requires quick thinking and the ability to provide alternative solutions to challenges.

Responsibilities include:

• Export trailer planning of groupage, part loads and full loads
• Ensuring cost effectiveness
• Haulage sourcing and rate negotiating
• Reporting discrepancies
• Issue resolution
• Ensure legislative compliance
• Perform and implement general administrative tasks
• Maintain awareness of and follow customs regulations
• Arrange (with approved hauliers) for cargo transport, confirm availability of equipment, and agree prices where no tariff exists.

The Person

To be considered you must have a minimum of 2 years' transport planning experience, ideally gained within a fast paced, logistics provider.

• Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation and customs requirements
• Have good financial awareness
• Knowledge of the road freight industry
• Trailer planning experience
• A driven transport professional with the ability work under pressure

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of up to £28,000 depending experience

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with a successful and expanding logistics service provider.

Based in Purfleet the role is commutable from:

• Grays
• South Ockendon
• Rainham
• Tilbury
• Dagenham

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