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Transport Operations Coordinator (VR/22165)

Overview

Reference
VR/22165

Salary
£25,000 - £30,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Hertfordshire -- St Albans

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Friday, April 16, 2021


Transport Operations Coordinator - St Albans - VR/22165

Our client, a European Logistics provider, is looking for an experienced Transport Operations Coordinator to join their team in St. Albans.

Transport Operations Coordinator duties include:

  • Extensive communication both verbally and in writing with UK and European client base, with particular focus on one key account ensuring a high degree of customer service.
  • Working to deadlines and being able to plan ahead the collections and deliveries of groupage, part and full load consignments.
  • Communicating proactively with supplier base to ensure the work is being carried out in the most effective way.
  • Maximising the profitability of each consignment / job by negotiating effectively with clients and supplier base.
  • Precisely raise orders and process all of the necessary administration using in-house software system.

Skills and Experience required from Transport Operations Coordinator

  • UK or European transport operations experience.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • A confident personality with a can do attitude.
  • A professional positive and helpful attitude to work colleagues, suppliers and especially customers.
  • Commercial acumen with the ability to negotiate directly with clients and suppliers and identify and maximise opportunities to increase both Turnover and more importantly profit.
  • Numerate and literate, it is vital that the successful candidate is able to explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form.
  • IT literate.
  • Ambitious with a desire to succeed.
  • Experience of working for a transport/logistics company would be a considerable advantage.
  • Presentable, energetic and enthusiastic.
  • Strong organisational skills with an excellent memory.
  • hours will be 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday and one in four Saturday mornings (8:30am to 12:30pm).


In return, the successful Operations Coordinator will receive a salary in the region of 25k - 30k, depending on experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate, ambitious and wishes to develop a career in International logistics with an established but progressive and forward thinking company with resources available to offer sustained growth.

Please apply immediately to shipping@redrecruit.com. Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment

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