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Transport Operations Planner

Transport Operations Planner

Posted 15 March by HR GO Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

We are now looking for an experienced Transport Planner to support the UK's Transport Operation. We are keen to recruit an individual to deal with all office based transport requirements and undertake a variety of tasks that are required, ensuring that all transport deadlines are met.


  • Dealing with full load and groupage planning

  • Updating collection/ delivery statuses

  • Assisting with providing quotations for special collections/deliveries

  • Assisting with transport queries by liaising with other depots

  • Taking messages and forwarding onto the contact when available

  • Liaising with the transport provider/sub-contractor to monitor progress of the delivery/collection status

  • Assisting with debriefing drivers

  • Assisting Customer Service and booking customer collections

  • Ensuring Data entry for the transport department is entered correctly

  • Completion of paperwork required for loads

  • Providing administration support for the whole department

Skills and Experience

  • Previous Transport Planning experience is essential for this role

  • Be conscientious and have attention to detail

  • A strong geographical knowledge of the UK

  • Communicate politely and efficiently with clients and internal staff

  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision

  • Experienced team player

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Enthusiastic and driven to achieve targets and objectives

  • Proven customer service skills

  • Ability to identify and report problems

  • Good understanding of Excel spreadsheets (including formulas)

  • IT Literate

Required skills

  • Collections
  • Quotations
  • Delivers
  • FCL & Groupage planning
  • all transport queries

Reference: 34693258

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