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Transport Planner

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment Ended

Transport Clerk | Traffic Planner | Transport Operator

Are you and experienced Transport Planner / Transport Operator looking to make your next career move and join a leading container logistics company in Southampton? Our client is looking to recruit a Transport Planner to join their fast paced team as they look to build & expand as a leading logistics company.

The Role:

As Transport Planner you will be responsible for planning the fleet of vehicles whilst showing your commercial awareness to achieve financial targets. This includes making sure customer expectations are met in a timely manner producing daily transport plans in line with the customer orders. You will negotiate the best routes / times when possible to utilise the fleet with the view to maximise daily revenue. You will also be responsible for negotiating subcontractor rates, resourcing subcontractors and ensure that company standards are adhered too.

Essential Criteria

  • 3 + years experience transport planning
  • Good organisationally skills
  • Geographical knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Understanding of driver hours legislation

Desirable Criteria:

  • Container experience

About the Company:

A leading container logistics company in Southampton with a nationwide presence looking to recruit a Transport Planner. This company specialise in container storage, transportation and cargo handling. In addition to this they are a leader in offering new & second hand containers as well as specialist / bespoke containers with a number of depots around the UK this is a chance to join a well established company and progress.

Salary & Benefits:

This company offers a competitive salary / benefits package, depending on experience.

Apply now for more information!

Required skills

  • Container
  • Logistics
  • Transport

Reference: 33261467

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