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Transport Coordinator

Posted 2 weeks ago by Daniel Fransson
Gothenburg
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Job Description

Follow up daily with deviation handling in the transport flow. Receive and execute rush transport and bookings. Book transports for deliveries and carrier follow up.

THIS IS US, YOUR NEW COLLEAGUES
Trading & Overseas Sweden is part of the Transport Operations Europe organization within
Production Logistics, GTO. We are a team of logistics professionals making sure that
production material reaches Volvo plants at overseas destinations in all continents. We
collaborate intense with LSP’s and Volvo colleagues on a global scale. We are on a
digitalization journey and benefit more and more from the connected supply chain.

THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL DO
In the role as Transport Material Responsible at Trading & Overseas Sweden you are the link
between carriers, cross dock terminal and final receivers. You secure the delivery of goods to
correct location at the correct time and are the central point of contact. Further you are well
organized, pay attention to details and have an action-oriented mindset. Contribution is made
through daily operational tasks as well as through continuous improvement activities that
generate value for the Volvo Group.

Example of main activities:
• Secure and book capacity on ocean vessels or road trailers
• Issue and/or manage transport documents
• Update systems with relevant data
• Interact and collaborate with the LSP managing the cross dock terminal and other
stakeholders
• Identify and act on deviations in the material supply
• Analyze, mitigate and inform receivers of disruptions in the material supply
• Organize express transport when applicable
• Act as a central point of contact to handle all operational issues, reported deviations
and receiver requests
• Host and/or participate in operational performance follow up meetings with goods
receivers
• Represent the department in operational meetings and critical carrier meetings when
applicable
• Identify and take actions to eliminate waste in our processes (continuous
improvement)

YOUR PROFILE
• Highly literate in Office 365 and MS Excel
• Have deep sea shipping and/or forwarding experience
• Experience in transport document administration
• Pay attention to details
• Knowledge in Volvo Production System and/or lean principles
• Like to collaborate with others
• Good communication skills, written and verbal
• Take initiative and have a proactive mindset
• Fluent in Swedish and English language, written and spoken
• Data analytics competence and general digitalization interest is seen as advantage

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
BSc in Logistics, Engineering or Economics; or
Advanced Vocational Education (in Swedish, Kvalificerad Yrkesutbildning) in the area of
Logistics

At Production Logistics we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum
advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender,
nationality etc. We find that well balanced working groups increases group dynamics,
creativity and new approaches to solutions.