Logistics Co-ordinator

  • Location:

    Bootle, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    John.Wilson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/545102

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-29

  • Start date:

    29/11/2019 08:58:19

Logistics Coordinator

£22,000 - £27,000 (depending on experience)

Bootle, Liverpool

Monday - Friday, 8:15 am - 5pm

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and reducing the cost of third party hauliers
  • Project costing, benchmarking and cost analysis
  • Maintaining efficient and timely contact with clients
  • Liaising with suppliers and other third parties to book in air, sea and road freight
  • Liaising with internal departments (such as sales, production, accounts, warehouse)
  • Creating quotes
  • Issuing standard trading agreements
  • Raising customer invoices
  • Ensure the customer's expectations are fully met or even exceeded
  • Coordinate cargo and shipping bookings
  • Develop a strong relationship with key individuals for each of these customer accounts
  • Prepare information for rates and quotes
  • Monitor carrier performance
  • Stock checks and cycle checks

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of transport, freight and supply processes
  • Previous experience of dealing with 3PL and multi-model freight
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with contacts at all levels
  • Capacity to comprehend demand and requirement easily and swiftly
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise over workload
  • Ability to act promptly and decisively
  • Attention to details throughout
  • Strong sense of deadline, efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Ability to negotiate confidently and assertively
  • IT and numerical literate
  • Willing to handle responsibilities and accept challenges
  • Ability to remain calm and professional under all circumstances

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