Transport Coordinator - 1383602

Manchester, Greater Manchester Permanent / Full Time 

Supply Chain & Logistics
£32000 - £32000

Transport Coordinator – Supply Chain & Logistics – Manchester - £32,000 pa
About the company  
Our client is currently looking for an experienced Transport Coordinator (specifically with flatbed planning experience) to work at their base near Worsley as part of their flatbed and specialist logistics service. This is a great opportunity to work with a well-established, vastly experienced national haulage company.   If you have a proven track record of planning safe and efficient cargo transportation with a focus on flatbed and specialist logistics, and are a great communicator then we would like to hear from you.
Transport Coordinator – The Rewards

  • Salary £32,000 pa
  • Annual Attendance Bonus £250 - £500
  • Mon to Fri; 8 am – 6 pm
  • 1 in 3 weekends on call cover
Transport Coordinator – Requirements 
  • Experience in flatbed or specialist logistics planning
  • Previous experience in working in a fast-paced transport environment
  • Excellent UK geographical knowledge
  • Working experience of Mandata or similar Transport Management System
  • Working experience of Tachomaster or similar
  • Current transport legislation knowledge (CPC Desirable)
  • IT literate and proficient in MS Office
  • Strive to continually improve standard and quality of your work, and others around you.
  • Be willing to accept responsibility and ownership of your individual job requirements, play your part in assisting the company in its wider goals and targets. Adopt a “can do” attitude and approach.
  • Have the will, ability and determination to fully utilize the scope of your authority, discussing with other colleagues and your line manager as required.
  • Focus on, and understand customer requirements, and provide best quality service consistently.
  • Recognise the need to maximise revenue and reduce costs. Strive to meet revenue targets, proactively seek areas to reduce cost.
  • Be innovative, able to learn new ways of doing things, work and cooperate with others in pursuit of common goals, and be an accurate and effective communicator, verbally and in writing
  Transport Coordinator – Responsibilities 
  • Work with internal and external customers, departments and other depots to plan routes, schedule delivery times to ensure the smooth running of the operation, and ensure vehicles are utilized in the most efficient manner.
  • Prioritise and plan drivers’ workloads, ensuring driver brief and debriefs are carried out without exception.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with drivers, keeping a consistent and accurate flow of information
  • Develop strong organizational skills to compile a robust traffic plan.
  • Proactively work to reduce late deliveries and missed time slots.
  • Flag up issues to line management in good time, suggest solutions to issues/problems.
  • Maintain traffic management system (TMS) to ensure all details entered are accurate and completed in full.
  • Ensure adherence to Transport Operation compliance levels, with regards driver tachograph, working hours and vehicle servicing requirements.
  • Promote and encourage health and safety adherence, and mindful of environmental impact.
  • Source agency drivers in adherence to company policy, ensure agency drivers are fully inducted before engaging on to work.
  • Provide support to colleagues and management as appropriate.
  • Creation of management informant and reports.
  • To ensure that ALL operator assets are fully in service and MOT before being released for collections/deliveries.
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