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Transport Coordinator

Posted 4 January by Robertson Recruitment Ended

A very successful and busy transport and logistics company is seeking an experienced Transport Coordinator. Based in their Head Office in the North Nottinghamshire area, you will play your part in running the transport operation as smoothly and as effectively as possible within the legal transport constraints together with other transport coordinators. The successful candidate will receive an excellent basic salary between £20K- £25K (dependent on experience), holidays, pension scheme and opportunities to progress as company is expanding.

Based on their site, you will successfully coordinate schedules and arrange customer deliveries. This will include being in charge of coordinating up to 200 drivers and similar number of vehicles.

The successful candidate must consistently deliver high quality administration skills, excellent customer service and have good experience/knowledge of the transport industry.

As the Transport Coordinator your duties will include:

  • Briefing and de-briefing of drivers at the start and end of their shifts
  • Ensuring paperwork/PODs are manifested correctly with relevant cross checks
  • Co-ordinating the planned routes and deliveries
  • Updating and checking on site and out-based trailers on a daily basis
  • General transport co-ordination tasks
  • Checking defect sheets
  • Updating traffic management system
  • Checking drivers running sheets
  • Obtaining driver ETAs
  • Issuing instructions to the drivers as they arise
  • Helping with any queries

To be a successful Transport Coordinator you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Logistics Coordinator, Transport Planner, Transport Coordinator, Logistics Admin or Transport Admin experience
  • Experience in working for a busy 3PL company is ideal
  • Good UK geographical knowledge
  • Great organisational skills
  • Ability to react to changes to the schedules
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of working time directive and EU Drivers hours regulations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and key colleagues
  • Planning and problem solving skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Experience in using transport management system, preferably Sterling
  • Able to effectively use Microsoft Windows package (Word, Excel and Outlook)

In return, the Transport Coordinator will receive an excellent basic salary from £20,000 - £25,000 per annum (dependent on experience). The successful candidate will also receive 28 days holiday per annum, inclusive of 8 statutory Bank Holidays, pension scheme and the opportunity to further their career within a rapidly expanding company.

*** Transport Planner , Logistics Planner , Transport Admin , Logistics Administrator, Transport Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator , Sterling , Nottingham , Mansfield , Chesterfield , Sheffield , Nottinghamshire ***

Required skills

  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Transport Admin
  • Transport Coordinator
  • Sterling
  • Sheffield
  • Mansfield
  • Nottingham
  • Chesterfield
  • Logistics Planner
  • Logistics Administrator
  • *** Transport Planner
  • Nottinghamshire ***

Reference: 34138604

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