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Transport Coordinator

Requisition Id:  342782
Business Unit:  XPOE Transport

Scunthorpe, GB

Logistics done differently.



How would you like to work for a company that can accelerate your career? Do you feel that sometimes you have more to give, but no room to progress? How does constant training and development sound? Here at XPO, we take our people seriously. We’re looking for a talented Transport Coordinator to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.


Pay, benefits and more:



We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £25,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:



  • Bethe primary contact point for customers and haulier partners
  • Ensure that safety, service and savings targets are adhered to
  • Working with a team ethos to ensure an excellent and valued service is provided to all customers
  • Proactively prevent accidents and reduce hazards by ensuring that Company Policy, Health & Safety Standards and standards of housekeeping are always followed
  • Creating cost effective haulage plans in line with the customer’s expectations and Service Level Agreements.
  • To have the ability to react and positively adapt to the demands of the customers in a dynamic live environment.
  • Consistency in communication with respect to planning changes and service delivery with both customers and supplier hauliers is critical and must always be maintained.  
  • Possess commercial awareness in line with baseline protocols ensuring ad hoc deliveries are agreed effectively and recorded.   
  • Work with the Finance Team to resolve customer and haulier issues.
  • A team player with a flexible approach to working hours, showing commitment as necessary to satisfying fluctuating business demands.
  • Ensuring effective and efficient use of the transport planning systems adopting best practise and general housekeeping.




What you need to succeed at XPO:



  • An understanding of transport planning and industry standards
  • Excellent communication skills – you’ll be speaking regularly with various stakeholders
  • Good understanding of Microsoft packages including Excel and Outlook
  • The ability to work to deadlines efficiently and effectively
  • Experience of working in a cost-sensitive environment.
  • Experience of transport planning in a 3PL environment is desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of UK Geography.
  • Experience in using transport planning software.



Be part of something big.



XPO is a leading provider of world-class solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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