Despatch Planner

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    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    £10 - £16 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Despatch Planner
Paying up to £16 per hour DOE
Contract opportunity
Based in Peterborough

A Despatch Planner with experience of dealing with logistics coordination is required for an initial 6 month contract for an hourly rate of up to £16 DOE and will be based in Peterborough for a manufacturing client.

Manage logistics and system management for despatch from warehouse and off site facilities
Verify despatch requirements by customer on a daily basis and ensure sales orders are aligned
Checking engine availability
Communication with hauliers for arranging collections
Maintain professional interface between orders management and despatch team
Verification of Letter Of Credits to ensure shipping method is adhered to
Calculation of container and trailer utilisation
Haulier invoice approval

Skills required:
Despatch planning background
Strong customer service skills
Flexible with regards to working hours
Effective communicator and interpersonal skills
Proficient in core Microsoft products; especially PowerPoint (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

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