Transport Coordinator

Recruit4staff LTD
£25,000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading Manufacturing company in their search for a Transport Coordinator to work in their leading facility in Telford.

Transport Coordinator

Permanent Position

£20,000 to £25,000 per annum

Hours - Days

Role of a Transport Coordinator

  • Responsibilities

    • Strategically plan and manage all transportation
    • Apply individual customer requirements associated with each delivery
    • Use various IT systems to manage delivery times and transport costs
    • Develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing transport problems and producing new solutions
    • Understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce
    • Liaise, direct, optimise and coordinate deliveries with the purchasing manager in and out of the UK hub
    • Liaise and negotiate with transport suppliers, materials suppliers, customers and Chambers of Commerce as required
    • Keep track of quality, quantity, delivery times, transport costs and overall efficiency
    • Process shipments as required
    • Resolve any arising problems or complaints directly associated with transport
    • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timescale targets
    • Comply with laws, regulations, ISO and BRC requirements
    • Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation
    • Timely, full and accurate completion of all daily delivery documentation is essential.
    • Frequent liaison with Customer Service, Accounts and Warehouse departments
    • Consolidation of shipments into a transport plan

    Required Skills

    • Proven working experience as a Transport Manager or similar
    • A logical and systematic approach to work
    • Good time management ability
    • Ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions
    • Commercial awareness and numeracy skills
    • Some degree of IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data
    • The ability to manage change
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Negotiation and analytical skills
    • A positive attitude to continued learning
    • Demonstrable ability to lead
    • Proficient in basic Microsoft programs
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
    • Ability to work independently with the minimum of supervision and handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Have an excellent telephone manner
    • Have the ability to communicate freely and appropriately with all personnel on all level


    • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
    • HNC in logistics or similar

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