DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.8bn.

To over 8,000 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping & port terminal services, and transport & logistics solutions.

For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services.

Our 7,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Transport Planner

Who are we… DFDS Logistics operates in over 20 countries inside Europe, using 3000 trailers, 3000 containers, 750 swap bodies and 300 trucks to ensure excellent customer service. People matter and we continuously seek to attract, develop and retain employees to enforce our position as an industry leader.

The Role… A vacancy has arisen for a Transport Planner at DFDS Logistics Services Ltd. This position will test your abilities, providing challenges to deliver within budgetary and timed deadlines whilst all the time achieving business targets. To ensure this you will demonstrate a resolutely positive “can do” attitude. You will be a key player in an exciting, fast paced and well organised logistics environment ensuring that all orders are delivered in the most cost effective manner, on time every time.  You will be individually responsible for customer service performance, utilising direct negotiation skills daily. You will seek to produce impeccable customer service levels, issue clear instruction and react to any changing situation that develops on a day to day basis. The role will be to manage, monitor and develop a team of drivers always looking to enhance their performance and ensure they are inducted in all procedures.

Hours of work will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday; a high degree of flexibility will be required should operations required.

Skills: • Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation including driver’s hours • Excellent geographical knowledge of UK • Proactive and forward thinking approach • Determined, competitive and can do positive attitude • Continually deliver towards KPI targets • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement • Promote teamwork between colleagues across all DFDS locations • Actively reduce running cost • CPC national / international preferred

What we do for you… We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth.

Interested… If you have exceptional logistics, operations and strategic capabilities, with a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV and application in English no later than 26th August 2017.


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