Transport Coordinator

Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England

£16k - 19k per year + bonus

Newstaff Empoyment Services are looking to recruit a Transport Coordinator for their client based on the Dunstable/Houghton Regis Borders.

The Salary is 16-19k based on experience, however there is a monthly bonus scheme which should average between 3/4k over the year in addition to the salary


Main Purpose of the position: To be responsible for the day to day organisation of the acceptance and subsequent distribution of materials, by the acceptance of orders on a day to day basis and to ensure that the customer’s needs are fulfilled.


Key relationships with: Internal – Reps and sales co-ordinators.  External – suppliers and hauliers

The duties are many and varied, but the list below is considered to be the basic requirements:


Accepting orders by:

  • Establishing the customer’s needs.
  • Establishing the timing of delivery.
  • Establishing the flexibility of delivery from the customer.
  • Establishing the programme of that customer by day, week or indeed month.


Laying off orders by sources and by hauliers.


Liaison with both customers and sources as to the programmed deliveries being affected during the day and adjusting the DOC if necessary.


Regular contact with the customer during the day in order to advise of potential problems or delays.


Problem resolving, both with regard to haulage and source of material on a day to day basis.


The maintenance of a site contract name and telephone number.


Follow up contact with site to secure next day’s requirement.


Establishing a preferential haulage list based on their individual performance.


Locating new haulage contractors.


Liaising with management on source/haulage/site problems.


To identify opportunities to increase profitability and efficiency and report these to your line manager/sales person.

Qualifications: GCSE preferable

Skills: – excellent organisation and communications skills


Experience (Desirable): general transport background


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  • Job Type: Contract
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Salary Benefits: bonus
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • County: Bedfordshire
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