Transport Planner - Transport & Logistics

Posted 29 January by Corrigan Bentley Recruitment ltd

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Working alongside operational management on distribution strategy, involves completion of tactical exercises with the RDC’s to enhance their service/efficiency at a regional level
  • Planning and supporting the delivery routes at all depots on a day to day basis
  • Completion of day to day route changes, supporting the full re-planning process and with an increasing emphasis on continual improvement, we continuously investigate & analyse route performance in order to identify areas for improvement
  • Ensuring routes are planned to very specific customer requirements a large part of this exercise involves reviewing route performance KPI’s, looking for opportunities to both improve the service to our customers and the cost to run each route

Specification:

  • We are seeking candidates with a solid grounding in Transport & Logistics and this business
  • Knowledge of the history, workings and basic legislation of the UK transport sector would be preferable along with some previous experience working in a Transport & Distribution environment however neither are essential
  • We are seeking candidates who are able to communicate with confidence and are able to present their work in a clear and concise manner
  • They must be organised and be able to work to strict deadlines in a fast moving FMCG environment
  • Ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard working team supporting one another is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved and learn from others

Required skills

  • Logistics
  • Strategy
  • Transport

Application question

Do you have at least 2 years worth of experience working in a Transport Planner role?

Reference: 34341149

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