Transport Planner (experience preferred) - Dover, Kent
Salary: £27-30k Dependent on Experience + benefits
Our client is currently looking for a strong Transport Planner to join the company to assist a current team of 3 in a busy transport environment with further opportunities to progress within this growing business.
Founded over 50 years ago our client is a Kent based transport company whose key strengths are their reliability and finding flexible solutions to meet their customers needs.
Currently operate throughout the UK, France, and Benelux regions of Europe.
Essential Skills and Experience:
? Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of working within the transport industry (UK and Europe) and of working in a busy and pressured office environment.
? Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with drivers, customers, work colleagues and members of the public is a requirement.
A very professional and friendly telephone manner is essential to the role.
Good geographical knowledge of the UK would also be beneficial.
? Outstanding customer service skills.
? The individual would need to have excellent problem solving skills and be able to adapt to a changing environment and to take responsibility for decisions made at short notice as and when required.
? The applicant will need to have very good organisational skills to keep on top of a variety of essential time specific tasks.
? Adept at developing new business/clients to aid continued growth of the company, so business development skills are required.
? You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will:
? Undertake the daily planning for 14 vehicles.
This involves meeting timed deliveries as required by customers and finding suitable reloads.
? Organising the shipment of trailers by booking them on relevant sailings to ensure operation runs s
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