Subcontract Coordinator

Job Ref: subcon1
Sector: Transport & Logistics
Date Added: 30 January 2018
  • Loughborough, Leicestershire, East Midlands, England
  • £18,000 - £22,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Leicester
  • 01162 556111

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Blue Arrow have an exciting opportunity for a Freight Forwarder based in Barrow upon Soar. This role is on a permanent, full time basis. Duties will include booking subcontract hauliers to cover transport loads on behalf of customers (c. 30-50 loads per day), negotiating rates and maintaining excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Front line client interface with our hauliers.
  • To ensure that day to day movements are scheduled and deliveries are made on time as per customer requirements.
  • Negotiate best value lane rates with hauliers.
  • Subcontract all work from contracted factories.
  • Complete financial administrative processes.
  • Using own initiative to drive the business forward.
  • Create relationships with new hauliers to increase haulier database.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in a challenging customer service environment.
  • Experience working within transport with an ability to work on own initiative.
  • Well developed communication skills and customer driven with an attention to detail are essential
  • Excellent time management abilities with a positive team working attitude
  • Commercial awareness
  • An enthusiastic, committed, flexible and can-do approach.
  • A never give up attitude.
  • Demonstrates company core values - Excellence, Integrity, Passion, Pro-activity, Togetherness and Trust.
If you are interested in this role then please apply below or contact 0116 255 6111 for more information and ask for Doug.