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European Transport Planner - German Market


  • £24000 - £35000 per annum
  • Preston
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100276

Job Details

BJD are looking for an ambitious European Transport Planner or Freight Forwarder who has experience working in a transport team dealing in the UK and German markets. You will have excellent transport and load planning skills with a sound geographical knowledge of Germany and other areas in Europe. Based near Preston, a salary of between £24,000 - £35,000 is on offer.

The Company

U.K and European Road Haulage experts.

The Role

The Traffic Planner with be responsible for planning routes to and from Germany and loads of in-house and sub contracted road haulage fleets.

Key Responsibilities

• Vehicle and load planning

• Liaising with sub-contractors

• Arranging the transport across Germany and other areas.

• Route planning and backhauling to optimise vehicle usage, fuel and drivers hours.

• Co-ordination with stakeholders

• Operating within UK and European legislation

• 3PL and contractor sourcing throughout Europe

The Person

You will have an excellent knowledge of fleet and driver management within the European market.

• Experienced on various booking systems

• Transport planning experience

• Experience dealing with subcontractors.

• Sound European geography

• Commercially aware

• Able to work well under pressure

• Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation (UK/European)

• Freight forwarding or traffic office experience

• Freight forwarding and subcontracting experience with Germany.

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of between £24,000 - £35,000 and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing logistics provider at key stage in their operational development.

Location:

Based near to Preston it is commutable from:

• Lancaster

• Fleetwood

• Southport

• Chorley

• Wigan

• Bolton

• Rochdale

• Nelson