Transport Coordinator

DHL Global Forwarding


Advertised Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum

Ref#: 138619

Date published: 5-Nov-2021

DHL Global Forwarding UK are currently looking for a Transport Coordinator to join their Trade Fair & Events Team at Birmingham NEC. This is a Full Time, Permanent position working Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:30pm.

Your role as a Transport Coordinator

Your responsibilities as a Transport Coordinator include, managing all aspects of container trucking from various UK ports to several destinations within the UK, in line with customer requirements. Your organisation skills will enable you to arrange, book and allocate container pickups, utilising all three modes of transport (air, ocean & road).

As a Transport Coordinator you will follow an efficient process, monitoring deliveries and maintaining communication with our customers, ensuring they are kept up to date. You will be confident at communicating effectively at all levels, as you will be dealing with both the supplier and the customer, as well as answering invoice queries, ensuring full compliance.

About you – you will need

  • Experience/knowledge of logistic distribution – ideally within a freight forwarding environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills with strong communication with your team and external stakeholders
  • To be process driven with great attention to detail and understanding of the importance of compliance
  • The ability to prioritise workload and perform under pressure

Benefits & Perks:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays in lieu
  • A generous pension through the DHL Group Retirement Plan
  • Life assurance for pension scheme members – up to 4x salary
  • Health club membership discounts and eye care discounts
  • Access to DHL Advantages – a wide range of offers on leading brands, everything from mobile phones to days out and supermarket shopping
  • Reward and Recognition programmes including employee of the month/year, long service awards and CEO awards
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave
  • Charity and volunteering support through DHL Foundation
  • Annual reviews to identify your potential for further development and progression

Our Business

DHL Global Forwarding is the Group's world leader in the transportation of Air freight, one of the leading providers in both Ocean and Road freight. We offer standardised transport as well as highly specialised end-to-end solutions to customers in a wide range of industries globally. We operate in 150 countries around the world, employing over 42,000 employees. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

What next?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company recognised as a Top Employer and pride themselves at putting their people first. Apply Today to start your career at DHL Global Forwarding.

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The company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore, we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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