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Senior Transport Coordinator

One of our long-standing clients, Adesa are recruiting for an experienced Senior Transport Coordinator due to continued growth. Adesa provides wholesale vehicle auction solutions to professional car buyers and sellers – and they’re part of a big success story. Their parent company KAR sells 5.5 million vehicles, with 17,500 employees working across more than 300 sites. Due to the increase in demand from new customers, they are now seeking somebody to join the team and take a leading role in overseeing their vehicle transport bookings across the UK.  This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who has previous experience coordinating vehicle transport and can demonstrate their knowledge of systems and external transport providers.

It’s a modern, bright place that’s home to a friendly, dynamic and innovative team. They offer generous benefits; 25 days holiday, great pension schemes, Life Insurance, excellent staff discounts such as car schemes, a great social club but more important our employees are offered the opportunity to excel in a rapidly growing environment. If you have passion and ambition, then they can and will support this. 

All in all, we might be a bit biased – but we think it’s a great place to work!


Role:

Due to the increase in demand from new customers, we are now seeking somebody to join the team and take a leading role in overseeing our vehicle transport bookings across the UK.

This is a brilliant opportunity for somebody who has previous experience coordinating vehicle transport and can demonstrate their knowledge of systems and external transport providers.

This role would suit somebody who is seeking a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

Based at our Chester site, you will work with other key staff in all our locations.

Working together as one team is at the heart of what we are, a small company vibe backed by a global giant and success story.


Company Overview:

We’re part of a big success story. Our parent company KAR sells 5.5 million vehicles, with 17,500 employees working across more than 300 sites.

Here in UK, ADESA is replicating that success. Working with manufacturers, dealers, rental and leasing companies to lead the way in future automotive solutions. Developing innovative software solutions and online technology services.

And while we’re part of a larger organisation, we’re also a close-knit bunch. Our HQ is in Chester - a rapidly developing business hub which is a real focus of growth.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilise our network of resources to deliver the most effective method of scheduling inbound and outbound bookings to move vehicles across our UK sites.
  • Assist with the setting up of the transport and supplier management system implementation.
  • Help develop our process to provide a quality service to our customers.
  • Maintain key relationships with external transport providers.
  • Ensure deliveries and collections are documented and controlled in a professional and accurate manner.
  • Handle the administration and invoicing process using our inhouse system.
  • Work closely with the Operations Teams to handle all customer enquiries. 
  • Provide excellent communication to our customers and providers.
  • Manage SLA reporting
  • Assist with the setting up of the transport and supplier management system implementation.
  • Train other members of staff where required


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must have previous experience in a Transport and Logistics role.
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of external vehicle movers.
  • A background in vehicle auctions would be a distinct advantage.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and a professional manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must have proficient IT skills.


Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 4% Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Discount Car Scheme
  • Benefits Package
  • Inspirational working environment
  • Team social events


If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    6th July 2021
  • Location:
    Chester
  • Salary:
    £25,000

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