Freight Planner

  • Job Reference: FPLH
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2017
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £16,000 to £19,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People - Recruitment Specialists are working with a leading logistics company in Bedford who are recruiting for a Freight Planner to join their team.

As a Freight Planner you will work within the companies quality management system to ensure compliance at all times.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Receive transport requests from clients and process transport orders using the companies Freight Management System
  • Prioritise workload to ensure transport consignments meet required deadlines
  • Record and deviations through the companies procedures
  • Compile monthly KPI data
  • Authorise costs and revenue following completion of transport orders
  • Build strong relationships with clients and carriers
  • Assist in the creation of reports and other types of documents
  • Any other duties as required

Skills and Abilities

  • Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation
  • Prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Competent IT skills including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, and outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • GCSE's (or equivalent) including Grade A-C in English and Maths

In return our client is offering a salary circa of £16,000 - £19,000 DOE with company benefits.

Apply now for immediate consideration!

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