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Transport Planner - (South Kent Coast)

Location: CHURCH HOUGHAM, KENT Salary: 25000 - 25500 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3107546
Our client is looking for an experienced self motivated International Planner to support their growth rate into the future.

The ideal candidates will either have a strong haulage background with deep understanding of all aspects in the areas of fleet and driver management, scheduling / planning, WTD, tachographs or come from the freight forwarding community with equally good knowledge in above areas.
Ideally you'll have at least 3 years experience in the specific position.
Whilst the ideal candidate would also be able to communicate in another European Language (French or German or Italian would be of advantage) apart from English, this is nevertheless not essential.
A national and international CPC holder will have an advantage but again the requirement is not essential.
A 24hrs/7days a week operation means the candidate has high attention to detail, ability to work on their own, dedication and being able to work well in a pressure environment.

The candidate needs to possess strong analytical, organisational, communicational skills and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding in the areas of
Continuous sourcing of third-party sub-contractors in Europe of freight negotiations
Planning of Vehicles taking load factors, customer opening hours, driving hours and all other legal requirements into consideration.

Profit and Loss Responsibility
Supervision and control that all International collection and deliveries are carried out as per your instructions on a daily basis.
Communication between office, customers, sub-contractors and drivers and any other parties involved in the process
Commercial Representation
Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications
A good general knowledge of international forwarding activities in the groupage market completes the portfolio of our candidate.

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