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  • Location: Birmingham, B2
  • Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Contact: Oliver Stone
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 733 2888
  • Start Date: 2022-05-04
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2022
  • Job Ref: J4030

Transport Planner / Coordinator - Permanent Contract to start ASAP

Location: Birmingham City Centre (B2)

Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 40 Hours

  • Building relationships with company suppliers by delivering ongoing support and training
  • Supporting suppliers after they have completed an initial onboarding process with the company
  • Brokering movements across company network to make sure vehicle movements are pre-allocated to suppliers
  • Manage own group of suppliers and to ensure that operational and financial KPIs are met
  • Occasionally handle remedial action and resolve supplier issues when necessary
  • Mentoring suppliers, helping them to improve by providing honest feedback
  • Effectively planning driver's days to ensure vehicles are collected and delivered on time and limiting driver's travel between movements

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Experience working within Transport Planning is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, the role will involve a large amount of time on the telephone with suppliers
  • Able to collaborate with the internal team effectively
  • Able to contribute new ideas and offer ways to improve current procedures and processes
  • Good negotiation skills would be desirable