Logistics Planning Coordinator

Posted 22 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameMary Quinn

Job description

Logistics Planning Coordinator


Vickerstock are delighted to be working with a reputable logistics company on the recruitment of a Logistics Planning Coordinator to join their team on a part time permanent basis.

The role will cover the shift from Friday - Monday and will include weekends.

You will be responsible for the transport co-ordination, liasing with customers and ensuring the performance of the drivers is effectively managed.

Duties for the Logistics Planning Coordinator will include:

  • Planning daily work schedules for drivers

  • Accommodate additional customer orders efficiently on a daily basis.

  • Ensure that the performance of drivers is effectively managed.

  • Manage driver & vehicle scheduling to ensure all deliveries/collections meet customers' expectations.

  • Deal with any issues that arise, and problem solve effectively.

  • Ensure activities within operations are carried out with the highest regard and in accordance with legal, environmental and company policies.

  • Route optimisation: Analysing routes to ensure efficient delivery schedules, minimising mileage and fuel consumption.

What you will need to succeed as a Logistics Co-ordinator with this organisation:

  • Proven experience in transportation coordination or a related field

  • Competent using MS Office, in particular, MS Excel

  • Knowledge of Tachograph & WTD

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in using transportation management software and systems.

  • Knowledge of transportation regulations and best practices

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Contact Mary to discuss this in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720 or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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