Transport Coordinator (Imports/Exports)
An exciting and varied opportunity has become available for an experienced Transport Coordinator. The main purpose of the role will be the day-to-day co-ordination and management of the import and export transport operations to the EU.
The suitable candidate will need to have a proven track record and knowledge of domestic and European transport operations and planning, good knowledge of current EU transport legislation and in depth knowledge of current EU customs procedures and paperwork requirements.
Responsible for managing the export/import processes for road freight shipments.
Planning and coordinating transport routes and daily schedules for Europe fleet.
Ensuring effective management in arranging customer collections, packing services and deliveries.
Co-ordinating all aspects of the shipping of goods from one destination to another.
Quoting and coordinating both domestic and international shipments for customers.
Invoicing: ensuring invoices are produced on time.
Preparing operational reports and producing cost analysis and reports of jobs and European truck runs.
Working with customers and office staff, planning routes and scheduling delivery times, co-ordinating the drivers and vehicles for work.
Co-ordinating with customs for clearance and managing customs entry exceptions.
Managing EU airfreight (ie DHL) and EU road courier shipments.
Discussing and resolving client/supplier problems and complaints.
Provide administration assistance to sales team
Experience of dealing with high end clients and goods
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
Attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm
£27,000 - £32,000