Road Freight Operations Planner

Location. Morley, West Yorkshire

Salary. Competitive

Start. Immediate

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Viamaster International Limited, part of the Viamaster Logistics Group, requires an experienced freight forwarding operator to join our team in Morley, West Yorkshire. The ideal candidate will be able to work confidently under pressure and have good decision-making skills in a fast-paced, dynamic freight transport environment.

Position               Road Freight Operations Planner

Reporting to      Operational Management team & Directors

Duties include                 

  • Planning of groupage and full loads, and express deliveries, to and from European destinations
  • Interaction with round-trip drivers
  • Sourcing one-way international equipment and negotiating with hauliers
  • Maintaining close contact with overseas partners and agents
  • Allocating domestic collections/deliveries to in house domestic team and third-party hauliers
  • Handling customer queries and providing operational updates
  • Managing KPIs for major clients
  • Data entry and document generation
  • Providing spot quotations
  • Charging of files in preparation for invoicing
  • Customs clearance formalities including export/import declarations, GVMS and NCTS

Skills and qualities required

  • Experience of European road freight operations or similar
  • Customer focussed
  • Commercially aware
  • Extensive working knowledge and experience of customs procedures and documentation
  • A solid knowledge of the import and export market
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Good level of administrative skill with an attention to detail
  • Confident and effective communications skills (verbal and electronic), with the ability to build relationships with customers
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Posted 5 months ago