Transport Planner

  • Job Reference: 431556236-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Employer: Osborne Appointments
  • Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, Public Transport, Purchasing, Procurement & Inventory, Quality Assurance & Control, Rail Transport, Road Transport, Sales & Marketing, Scheduling & Coordination, Taxi & Personal Travel, Transport Planning, Modelling & Design
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you experience in Transport Planning or Freight Brokerage?

Looking to secure a new opportunity within a rapidly growing startup?

Want a role that offers career progression and great opportunities?

Osborne Appointments are recruiting for a Tranport Planner / Freight Broker to join their client's site near Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

Main Duties:

  • Day to day management of a small but growing team for transactional charging through internal and external business sales
  • Individual route margin management & KPI presentation
  • Operational control of agreed transactions from collection through to delivery and POD return
  • Tactical entrepreneurial improvisation on a route by route basis for the Ad hoc and last minute request market
  • Customer route negotiation and carrier solution negotiation on a route my route basis
  • Grow the external business via ad hoc requirements - lead generation & cold calling
  • Manage the contracted business and external contracts including review cycles, issue resolution and organic business growth
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with all sites, key stakeholders, suppliers and customers
  • P&L responsibility for transactional activity including operational performance
  • Identify target areas in the sub contract industry to feed the new business pipeline
  • Develop and build robust relationships with customers and carriers
  • Provide detailed data on activity sourced and operational performance to the Senior Broker and operational management

Key Skills & Experience:

  • A high level and advanced understanding of the UK&I Transport industry
  • Experience in dealing with 3rd party sub-contractors
  • Purchasing and sales
  • Ability to provide constructive and supportive feedback to team members & peers
  • Able to travel within UK&I
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a team and also as an individual
  • Knowledge of P&L
  • Microsoft office skills - specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Geographical knowledge of the UK&I
  • Problem-solving approach
  • Good telephone communication skills
  • Leadership experience

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply today! Should your application be successful, you will be contacted by a member of our Commercial Team at Osborne Appointments.

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days. (Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the Welwyn Garden City Office).

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