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Transport Operations Controller

  • Location: Coleshill
  • Salary: £30,000 to £30,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 36 days ago
  • Company: Robertson recruitment

Due to continued business growth, Robertson Recruitment have been appointed to recruit a Transport Operations Controller within a dynamic Logistics Consultancy. This role requires someone who has solid experience in transport planning and managing sub-contractors who can effectively utilise their own 'black book' of industry contacts. This is a challenging and exciting role for someone who is able to provide cost efficient transport solutions to ensure maximum benefit to the company and their customers. The successful Transport Operations Controller will be managing a new venture for a financially secure company that operates a 'family run culture'.

Job Role

  • Manage all transport activities
  • On-going monitoring of performance against defined targets (cost and delivery)
  • Utilise rate card to shape and negotiate contracts with current and new transport providers
  • Manage and develop relationships between customers and suppliers with emphasis on a 'partnership' approach
  • Expand existing business with customers
  • Maintain effective communication and provide a high level of service
  • Provide regular update reports to senior management
  • Undertake general administration tasks in relation to the role

Key Skills/Experience

  • Previous experience managing 3PL contracts within a Logistics environment
  • Transport planning knowledge
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good IT knowledge
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • High level of communication skills

Benefits

  • Rewarding salary of £30,000 per annum and bonus scheme
  • Good work / life balance - Monday to Friday
  • Fantastic location and modern working environment
  • Family run company culture
  • Amazing pension scheme
  • Structured training and development

If you have experience as a Transport Operations Controller, Transport Planner or Transport Manager and would like to work for a company that has seen year on year growth and be an instrumental part of its continued success then please apply TODAY!

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