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Container Transport Planner and/or Container Transport Planning Desk Manager

Ref: VAC-12413
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Transport Operator
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our valued client is seeking an Container Transport Planner/Desk Manager, this is a great opportunity where the successful candidate will be working alongside a specialised team within transport where they can gain valuable experiences in order they develop in their roles.
Duties Include:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to develop, maintain and attract other opportunities
Collaboration, take responsibility to develop productive relationships with key stakeholders, internal and external
High attention to detail
Ensure all deliveries and collections are planned as per customer specification
Interact and develop relationships with our customers in response to their requirements
Commercial awareness in booking suitable cost-effective transport accordingly and Profit and loss management
Managing desk and any issues relating to deliveries that affects customer delivery or collection
Effective time management
Team player
Strategic view to look at issues with a broad view to achieve set goals
Ability to plan, organise and supervise activities to ensure resources are effectively and efficiently to achieve set results
Problem solving abilities, to be able to identify problems and use logic, judgement and data to evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions
Decision making with the ability to make effective, realistic and impactful decisions based on analysis of information presented
Positively promote our brand
Possess excellent IT skills
Have experience in previous transport related role
Excellent organisational skills and able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
The ability to think openly and laterally to generate creative solutions


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