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Transport Planner

Posted 31 January by Search Consultancy Easy Apply Ended

Transport Planner

£20,000 - £23,000

Haydock, St Helens

Monday - Friday - Days, 47.5 Hours

Key Responsibilities

  • Arranging and planning for all orders within the fleet
  • Route planning for a fleet of Artic's and Rigid's
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Monitoring driver whereabouts and the number of driver hours in line with the working directive
  • Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution
  • Ensure maximum efficiency is gained from all transports
  • Establish optimum routings by cost effectiveness
  • Maintain and build strong relationships with both internal departments and vendors
  • Focal point for both external and internal customer contact with regards to transport issues

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within a Transport & Logistics office either as a planner, supervisor or coordinator
  • Previous transport planning experience (desirable)
  • ADR, general haulage and pallet network experience (desirable)
  • A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers' Hours Regulations
  • Experienced within interacting with drivers
  • A strong understanding of Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great telephone manner
  • An excellent grasp of UK road transport network
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Logical way of thinking
  • Computer literate

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 34359408

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