Shipping/Transport Planner

Posted 2 months ago by MET UK LTD
Location Kingswinford, West Midlands Job Type Full Time - Temporary
Salary Negotiable Sector Customer Service

The role of the Transport/Shipping Planner is to plan, direct and control the activities of the transport fleet including sub-contractors to optimise cost-effectiveness and use of resources. The Transport Planner must provide a high-quality service to both internal and external customers

  • Working knowledge of driver hours regulations
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Previous experience within a Transport / logistics organisation
  • Experience of managing conflicting priorities in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to take a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Financial understanding
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (i.e. word and excel).
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Good organisational skills are required.
  • Possess a friendly and approachable manner.
  • Possess good time keeping skills.
  • Effective customer service skills

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