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Transport Specialist

Posted 25 January by SOS Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Transport Specialist

A Brilliant opportunity has become available for a Transport Specialist to work for our well-established client based in Poole, Dorset!

Location: Poole, Dorset

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Salary: £17.90 an hour

12 - 18 Month Contract

Job responsibilities:

  • Monitor and control continuously the Logistics KPIs and transportation scorecards, and act and report in case of deviations
  • Identify, research and analyse transportation and supply chain cost saving opportunities, utilizing data maintained in various databases, to increase sales margin. Provide consistency and quality in reporting and cost analysis
  • Identify, plan/source and implement new transport services & improving service, security and costs
  • Implement new transportation lanes in line with Supply Network Design and business requirements
  • Research root cause of issues, recommend improvements in existing processes, and implement action plans to correct deficiencies
  • Work continuous improvement projects for transportation involving up- or downstream supply chain departments like Procurement, Planning, DCs, Inventory Management
  • Contribute to implementation of a claims management process and coordinate daily transportation related claims

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent understanding of all export and import related regulations (incl. dangerous goods, customs, etc.)
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills required / further language is a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and ideally SAP
  • Strong analytical, process and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently with effective problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Customer oriented and results oriented way of working

Our aim is to respond to your application within 48 hours. However, due to high volumes of candidates applying for positions, please assume that if we have not contacted you within 48 hours you have been unsuccessful for this role. We will keep your details and contact you should a more suitable position become available.

Don't delay; call, click or come in today! Find success with SOS!

Reference: 34323882

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