Transport Coordinator

Transport Coordinator Lutterworth, England

Great Bear
Full Time Lutterworth, England 33942 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Company Description

Great Bear is a leading 3rd party logistics business providing a wide range of ambient warehousing services, shared-user and dedicated transport solutions to a wide variety of customers alongside offering a flexible mix of added-value services to simplify supply chain. We operate over 7 million sq.ft. of warehousing space across 30+ locations in the UK. Our distribution network spans all corners of the country.

Our Lutterworth site are now recruiting for a Transport Planner on a full time basis.

Shifts: Sunday – Thursday 22:00 – 06:00
Salary: £33,942 (plus £2,000 night allowance)

Job Description

The purpose of a Transport Coordinator you will be responsible for overseeing the day to day planning of the transport operation, through the efficient planning of the transport operation.

  • Key Duties of a Transport Planner:
  • Utilising route planning software to create efficient delivery routes to both customer and factory locations.
  • Managing daily workload, ad-hoc challenges and queries by telephone, email and teams from our customer, sub-contract hauliers, our own team and the customers factories.
  • Working with our transport and administration teams to ensure the highest standards of performance are maintained at all times.
  • Maintaining, creating and updating spreadsheets and databases for financial reporting and customer reports.
  • Reporting problems and dealing with issues and any queries that arise.

  • The ability to work confidently within a team
  • CPC holder preferable
  • Knowledge of transport planning in a radial & direct delivery environment
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of transport planning expertise in a busy environment.
  • Have excellent problem solving, analytical and organisational skills
  • National network experience advantageous
  • Be able to make decisions under pressure, and to a tight timescale.
  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to working to meet business requirements
  • Be able to communicate well at all levels within the business.

Additional Information

As part of its Drive to make Great Bear a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Retail discounts via our benefit platform

If you meet the requirements for the above Transport Coordinator role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam

Transport Coordinator
Great Bear
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