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Eastern European Export Planner

Freight Forwarding

Job Req Number:  30971
Time Type: Full Time

Brief Overview
DSV Road Ltd, Purfleet are looking for a transport planner for our Eastern European department.
The person we are looking for must be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high job quality as well as profit making.
The successful candidate, who will be reporting to the Operations Manager, will be responsible for trailer planning to one or more Eastern European countries.
The applicant must have good financial awareness, organised and punctual, good knowledge of the road freight industry and prior experience in international trailer planning. 
We are looking for a person who can add extra quality to our already highly skilled planning team and be able come up with alternative solutions to challenges and problems whilst at the same time work under pressure.  

 

Main purpose of Job:
The main part of the job is to plan groupage, part loads and full load consignments from the UK to Eastern Europe. This include sourcing haulage and negotiating prices, cooperating with DSV offices abroad and colleagues within the UK whilst identifying and exploiting opportunities to increase both profitability and turnover and above all possess a “can do” attitude.   

 

Key Tasks: 
Export trailer planning of groupage, part load and full loads 
Combining part loads with groupage to ensure the service level expected by customers are met, but at the same time ensure cost effective transports are arranged
Deal with customs issues
Haulage sourcing and rate negotiating and assessing any subcontractors ensuring they are approved and fulfil any legal requirements. 
Liaise with other DSV offices in the UK and abroad, reporting any discrepancies or specific requirements. 
Communicate with drivers and hauliers  
Ensure legislative compliance in all areas
Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment
Arrange with approved hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree prices where no tariff exists, to maximise cost effectiveness. 
Prepare correct documentation and instruct the UK warehouses to load cargo to vehicles, in a timely manner, ensuring all hazardous requirements are met
Instruct UK customs teams to issue customs papers
Perform and correctly implement General Administration, e.g. check costs in accordance with departmental requirements, create CMRs, communicate efficiently and effectively (via use of VDU's, telephone, etc.) with internal and external customers, suppliers, and other offices, as required by operational procedures 
In conjunction with other colleagues, plan collection or deliveries to meet the customers or their customers’ needs or requirements to the best effective use of all resources available 
Maintain awareness of and follow transport (and H.M. Customs) regulations, where relevant, to conform to all statutory requirements.

 

What we can offer you:
A role in a successful, dynamic company
Be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues 
Competitive salary 
Great future career prospects for advancement
A professional working environment 
Potential yearly bonus based on company result and attendance

 

Start date: ASAP
Hours:  09.00 – 17.00 hrs Monday to Friday
 

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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