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Transport Executive

  • Ligentia
  • Leeds, England, (Hybrid), United Kingdom
  • Full time
  • Freight operations

We’re looking for a Transport Executive, to be based in our Leeds office. To support general day to day operations within Ligentia’s transport planning team. Supporting wider transport executives and the transport manager on all aspects related to planning and routing of FCL road freight within the United Kingdom for Ligentia customers. Your attention to detail and ability to adhere to set processes and procedures will be key.

We work as one team striving to achieve excellence, so you’ll be motivated to develop strong relationships with our Customer Service, Freight Operations and Customs teams to ensure efficient and effective handling of shipments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the transport team on daily, weekly or monthly tasks
  • Plan, book and manage container movements across the UK using cost effective routings and/or ensuring agreements with customers are achieved
  • Keeping in-house operating systems up to date at all times such as TOPS/Cargowise.
  • Tackle operational issues and work in conjunction with internal/external stakeholders to resolve issues timely
  • Cost management as well as cost reduction exercises

Skills & Knowledge

  • 3+ years in a similar role
  • Experience FCL from port rail/road movements is a must
  • Team Player with the ability to work independently
  • Robust time management
  • Good commercial acumen and ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in using MSOffice packages
  • Knowledge of TOPS, destin8, Cargowise and port systems

Our Working Environment

We offer a hybrid working environment, requiring at least 3 days a week in the office for collaboration and team meetings.

Why Ligentia? Why now?

Accelerated growth in one of the most dynamic industries you can imagine. Brilliant customers including some of the world’s leading retailers and best-known brands. A tech vision and roadmap that will turn heads for all the right reasons. And colleagues with high commitment and unrivalled knowledge, combined with low ego. A flexible work environment that is collaborative, stimulating and shares genuine feelgood for the work we do together. However you look at it, Ligentia is a great place to be right now.

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