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As Junior Transport Planner you will be part of a highly dedicated and professional team,which is responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicatedclient base. The main purpose of your role will being responsible for a correct settlement of all transport orders for the customer TATA Steel, linked to the administrative and operational activities of all employees involved. Maintaining a correct and timely flow of communication between the TATA Sales department and hauliers, in order to achieve optimal performance and maximum return.
Key responsbilities
  • You will be taking care of a correct settlement of all transport orders wherein wishes and demands of TATA Steel are central;
  • Combining loads to optimize the load factor, taking in account of loading and unloading areas, wishes/demands of clients, specific load characteristics and combined loading regulations;
  • Calculating and recalculating of dimensions, capacity, floor space and size/weight ratio, in order to gain maximum efficiency within legal standards; 
  • Communicating with the TATA Sales department and hauliers so that an optimal service and loading rate can be achieved;
  • Making sure that all changes, delays, extra costs and/or calamities are communicated to the TATA Steel Sales department; 
  • Confirming, or taking care of confirmation, of the above to the hauliers and reducing so-called “empty kilometers” by combining loads and searching for repositioning loads; 
  • Checking data after loading and comparing this data with booking details. Communicating anomalies to the TATA Steel Sales department. 

Your profile
  • Have at least two years of specific work experience in a customer service environment
  • Have strong affinity with logistics and timely flow  
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages 
  • Are a real team player and you have strong communicative behaviour 
  • Have very good knowledge of Dutch and English language

Who are we

We are P&O Ferrymasters, and we work with some of the largest companies in the world to make sure that their goods get to where they need to on time and efficiently. We have locations across Europe and the Northern Mediterranean and our routes cover road, rail, and sea.
We operate from over 20 locations in 13 countries and work with some of the best-known global household names. We are a part of DP World who are one of the largest global logistics companies in the world; at any one time 10% of all shipping containers in the world are being shipped by DP World. We are proud to lead the future of logistics to help enable global trade in the 21st century and beyond.

We offer
P&O Ferrymasters offers a competitive package in line with the seniority of the position. Salary will be dependent on the experience of the successful candidate.

Next to a good salary, we offer the following:

•    13th month salary
•    28 vacation days
•    Attractive pension scheme
•    P&O Ferries travel concessions
•    Employee Assistance Scheme
•    Employee wellbeing programme
•    Opportunities for personal and professional training and development
•    Friendly team, supportive and professional managers
•    Flexible working environment where humour is important
•    We like to party now and then, therefore we have a dedicated team that organises Christmas Parties and Summer Events.


Time to act

Do you have what we’re looking for? And does this sound like the perfect opportunity for you? We hope so – in which case, now’s the time to let us know! Please apply with your CV and covering letter as soon as possible to We look forward to hearing from you….



Join us

Ready to progress to your full potential? Apply to join the P&O Ferrymasters team today and start your rewarding career with one of Europe’s leading logistics companies.