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Transport Coordinator

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Logistics
  • Contact: Claire French
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03303 352510
  • Job Ref: SF52822
Exciting opportunity for an experienced domestic and European operator to join a vibrant successful culture with this upcoming forwarder.
This company is held in high regard at local level - renowned for their excellent service, and very low staff turnover. A solid team of 25 existing staff will welcome a new and eager operator with existing and proven skill in overland planning/ operations, liaisons with hauliers, LTL/ FTL, and customer service.

The brand new site offers staff their own on-site gym, chill-out room, TV, leisure facilities and fully equipped modern kitchen. The team culture is vibrant, energetic and very welcoming.

The fortunate new recruit will work to adapt quickly to the demands of a very busy transport operation, and as part of a wider team of ocean operators and support staff. State of the art software will allow you to adapt your skills quickly and effectively. Experience is essential - but an eager and willing attitude is of paramount importance.
Working with a team who insist in helping each other handle volumes, and ensure that no employee is unsupported, a team player attitude is of absolutely key.

Working in a team of 3 - your day to day will encompass some of the following:

Brokering transport services.
Full & Part loads.
Controlling both import & export deliveries - domestic & European.
Developing relationships with existing and new customers & suppliers.
Improve costs/ revenues - maintain good profit margins.
Liaise with sales department to increase opportunities.
Maintaining accurate records of all relevant documentation - using in-house system.

This role would ideally suit someone with around 1 year experience/ exposure to a transport role - who conveys clear focus on time windows, accuracy, and customer relations. If you are looking to take your transport career to the next level in a rewarding, positive and supportive environment - this could be your chance. Opportunities to develop the role to encompass cross trade is a realistic and available to an eager and driven operator.

If you want to put your ops skill to best use in an outstanding environment, with great team ethos, recognition and ownership - this is the forwarder for you. Get in contact with Claire French at Select Appointments by clicking apply now!