Local Planning Office Coordinator

Davies Turner
£15k - 21k per year + Benefits
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Davies Turner
Contract Type
Full Time

Davies Turner have an exciting opportunity for a Local Planning Office Coordinator to join their team based in Coleshill, West Midlands.

Job Title: Local Planning Office Coordinator

Location: Coleshill, West Midlands

Salary: £15,000 - £21,000 per annum + benefits

Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm (37.5 hours)

We have a great opportunity for someone to join our Local Planning Office (LPO) based at our Head Office in Coleshill. This interesting role provides an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to further their career in Freight Forwarding, and build and maintain relationships with our overseas partners, with a view to improving volumes, payloads and profitability.

Our Local Planning Office (LPO) is at the heart of our European road freight operation. With full visibility of available cargo throughout our network our LPO coordinators are responsible for planning the most efficient loads whilst working with and meeting the expectations of clients and partners.

Local Planning Office Coordinator - Key responsibilities

  • Liaising with overseas partners, suppliers & internal client facing colleagues
  • Planning and completing Import loads
  • Communicating with overseas agents as per requirements, updating them and solving problems that arise
  • Receiving and checking relevant import documentation
  • Charging files
  • Passing purchase invoices and dealing with any queries

Ideally, you will have experience of working in a trailer planning environment with a good geographical knowledge of Europe and transit times. Some knowledge of European Imports is essential, whilst an awareness of current European market rates and hauliers would be ideal but full training will be given.

You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work on your own initiative.  Good communication and computer skills are a must, together with a confident, helpful disposition, keen attention to detail and a flexible approach to work.  

Davies Turner is a privately owned and forward thinking company, continually striving to meet and exceed the expectations of our key assets - our employees. We offer an attractive benefit plan that rewards and protects its employees,  including a defined pension scheme, life cover, private healthcare, income replacement and up to 25 days holiday.    

To submit your CV for this exciting Local Planning Office Coordinator opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

Keywords: Maintenance Planning Coordinator, Trailer Planning Environment, Import, Export, Freight, Document Controller, Customer Services.