Transport Planner

C4 Logistics Ltd
From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
01 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Balancing the workload of a time-critical logistics company is a challenging but rewarding career. We are looking for a transport planner to join our team, with the dedication, drive and passion to get the job done for our customers.

C4 Logistics is dedicated to sustaining long-term relationships with clients through our outstanding customer service, flexible options and competitive prices. We are a dynamic company, specialising in priority and expedited freight across industries such as aerospace, pharmaceuticals and car manufacture.

The ability to ‘Stay Agile’ is a core principle in our business. We expect you to be able to stay agile in the role of transport planner. You will be balancing the needs of C4’s customers alongside our operating profit, achieving the full potential of every sales opportunity.

Headquartered in Coventry, the heartland of UK automotive manufacturing, we pride ourselves on solving problems for our clients while providing exceptional customer service, 24/7.

What the position will entail:

    Utilising our carrier database to locate the correct transport solution at the right price.Ensuring client satisfaction.Recording all quality issues and providing solutions within 15 minutes.Monitoring job progress and tracking updates.Monitoring our sub-contractors to enforce our high standards.Liaising with our subcontractors as an approachable problem solver.Keeping invoices and PODs up to date while ensuring clients are regularly informed.
Desirable skills (full training will be provided:)

    The ability to plan and execute logistics solutions Knowledge of the EU regulations for road transport.Have, or be able to develop, expertise in the technical details of the transport you are booking space in.Experience of booking airfreight, hand-carry, air-charter and full-load services.Flexibility and the ability to deliver solutions in a calm and pro-active way under pressure.
What you will get from C4 Logistics:

    Training and career development.Focus on innovation and technology.Support.Challenges.A solution-driven culture.

    Full time position with weekly rotating shifts Monday - Friday :7.00 -16.00, 08.30 - 17.30, 10.00 - 19.00Salary range: £25,000 to £31,000, depending on experience.Annual performance bonus: up to one month gross salary.Cash healthcare plan.Gym membership up to a value of £70.00 per month.Childcare vouchers.Pension.
If you share our values and have the skills we need, we want to hear from you.

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