Job title: Road Transport Operator - Heathrow
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Logistics and Freight Forwarding
Functional Expertise: Freight Forwarding
Skills: Road Freight Transport Planner lose loads
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £34,000.00
Location: Heathrow Depot
Job published: 15-11-2023
Job ID: 32247

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity for a Road Transport Coordinator

Join a dynamic team and play a vital role in keeping our global supply chain moving.

Deos Staffing & Recruiting is excited to be recruiting on behalf of our esteemed client, a leading logistics company based at LHR (London Heathrow). We are currently seeking a skilled and highly motivated Transport Co-Ordinator to join their team.

As a Road Transport Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Orchestrating the smooth and efficient movement of goods from start to finish, from estimating and planning to rating, overseeing, and harmonizing shipments.
  • Managing our key road freight account, ensuring that our customers receive the highest level of service.
  • Coordinating with clients, customs, and agents to ensure the rapid transit of cargo.
  • Tracking and verifying shipments to ensure accurate transportation and delivery.
  • Communicating with customers to keep them informed of the status of their freight.
  • Selecting the most cost-effective shipment methods that meet the needs of our customers.
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies and industry regulations.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A comprehensive understanding of import/export laws, rules, and procedures, as well as the preparation of necessary documentation.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

We offer a competitive salary of £30,000 per year, as well as a full-time position, Monday to Friday.

If you are a highly motivated and organized individual with a passion for logistics, we encourage you to apply.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter that outlines your relevant experience and explains why you're the perfect fit for this role.

Deos Staffing & Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitable candidates. Please note, only applicants currently based in the UK with a solid history in Freight Forwarding Sales will be considered for this role.