International Transport Planner

Location: Normanton, West Yorkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Contact: Elly Clow
Call: Elly
Reference: 1891_1613642128
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Location: Normanton

Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 per annum

International Transport Planner

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing FTL, LTL and groupage import shipments
  • Responding to requests from customers regarding quotes and bookings
  • Arranging transport in line with current agreements
  • Contacting the shippers, consignees, and primary contact to ensure all shipping details are accurate
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with customers, keeping up to date with their needs and the current market
  • Keeping customers up to date with their shipments
  • Communicating with overseas depots
  • Ensuring records are kept up to date
  • Liaising with suppliers daily to book ferries and vehicles
  • Dealing with customs formalities

Experience and Skills required

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in imports and exports
  • Previous experience in a planning role
  • Knowledge of transport management systems
  • Knowledge of Western Markets
  • Confident in using Microsoft Office
  • Able to remain calm under pressure during peak periods
  • Strong communication skills

Closing date 18/03/2021