Transport Planner

Job Title

Transport Planner

Salary £22,000 - £28,000

Hours 08:00 – 17:30

The Candidate

  • CPC would be desirable
  • Working knowledge of driver hours regulations
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Previous experience within a Transport / logistics organisation
  • Experience of managing conflicting priorities in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to take a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Financial Understanding
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and react quickly to customer requirements
  • Effective Customer Service Skills

The Role

  • To cost effectively plan and dispatch routes to achieve contractual delivery times, conducting remedial planning to effectively manage live changes to the plan.
  • To ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets
  • To ensure that the procedure for damaged deliveries is followed where necessary
  • To achieve weekly and monthly KPI’s as set by the business and Customer Service Level Agreements, escalating any issues impacting on these
  • Ensures that appropriate communication methods are used to provide information to both internal and external customers as required e.g.

    debrief of drivers, dealing with customer issues etc.
  • To ensure that all traffic planning activity is undertaken in line with legislative
    requirements e.g.

    RTR etc.
  • To identify and highlight to management any potential improvement opportunities
  • To undertake any other reasonable task as required.
  • To always display the highest standards of customer service.

The Company

My client is a well-established Logistics company with an opportunity to join their expanding team. 

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £22k - 28k per year
  • Location: Skelmersdale, Lancashire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Purchasing
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Philip Hardy
  • Tel: the 0161 746 3311
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: PHYTRANSPLAN
  • Posted: 2016-10-13 13:05:21 -

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