Traffic Planner & Sales Negotiator

Traffic Planner & Sales Negotiator

Due to ongoing business expansion, an opportunity has been created for a Traffic Planner & Sales Negotiator to join our team in managing the day to day traffic desk, coordinating the load planning, and negotiating the sales with our customers.

The successful candidate will have the responsibility for the following broad areas:

Main duties include:
  • Build upon the existing client base for the haulage sales business

  • Provide an efficient and responsive service to customers, including handling all incoming and outgoing calls to customers and drivers

  • Resolve and follow up on enquiry’s with customers and drivers on general logistics matters

  • Negotiate sales and book jobs onto our IT systems, and plan driver workloads

  • Adhere to both company & statutory legislation and requirements, to ensure the efficient running of the office and business

  • Oversee and debrief drivers

Skills and experience required:
  • Proven experience in similar role/environment

  • Must be fully computer literate and able to use IT packages including Word, Excel

  • Haulage and logistics experience essential, with good third-party knowledge and database to utilise and call upon as and when required

  • Strong administrative experience essential

  • Risk Assessments, Health & safety responsibilities, Toolbox talks, etc

  • Chasing work as ad-hoc loads, where the drivers are out all week

  • Strong customer service skills and a solutions oriented approach

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment, to prioritise tasks and be organised and methodical

  • Must be able to work using own initiative and have a flexible, 'can-do' attitude

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

  • Satisfactory references will be required

  • Ideally, hold an HGV C+E Licence with DCPC to understand the importance of good operational capabilities 

Interested parties should apply in the first instance by completing the online application form and uploading there CV