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£20,000 - £30,000 Office Based

Transport Planner – Workington

Closing Date: 2nd February 2023

Vidu Group

About this position

Vidu are working on a super exciting assignment in the search for a Transport Planner to be based out of Workington on behalf of a globally renowned logistics business.

Our client has engaged with Vidu VIP to carry out the initial search process.

Our team of dedicated consultants will be your first point of contact when applying for this role.

Scope of the role:

To provide end to end supply chain solutions for our clients customers. This role will require planning and management of the Various Accounts carried by our client, ensuring the provision of up to date and accurate visibility and ensuring the costs and sales associated with the European transport movements are in line with the customers’ requirements.

Key Activities: 

Manage and develop a portfolio of existing customers through building strong relationships.

Responsible for the economic planning of full and part loads for a variety of customers, whilst adhering to their individual SLA’s

Ensure that all transactions are commercially viable with service requirements being met and to promote our clients brand image and values.

Monitor performance of the nominated hauliers performance and compliance to the agreed SLAs.

Dealing with supplier, customer and invoice queries, ensuring clear communication and managing compliance.

Develop continuous improvement programmes to deliver customer benefit.

Ability to react to adhoc customer requests.

Obtain rates and increase the number of approved hauliers to give a wider market choice / option of carriers.

Skills and experience required

Previous European Planning experience.

Good knowledge of European Geography.

Knowledge of customs requirements and process.

Excellent organisational skills.

Ability to manage own time and workload.

Ability to work autonomously and as part of a European solution team.

Excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate with multiple countries.

Capable of working with varying levels of people.

Other Information:

Occasional requirement to work UK National Holidays to ensure continuation of service to customer.

Due to the European nature of this role there is a requirement for some flexibility around working hours.