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Transport Planner

Posted 21 February by Bennett & Game Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Transport Planner required to work for a well-established courier service based in Derby. Due to the on-going success my client is looking for an enthusiastic Transport Planner to join the team. This role will suit a candidate with experience in Sameday / Courier roles, who has previously worked with a fleet of vehicles ranging from small vans to artics.

As an experienced Transport Planner you will be required to work in a high pressure Transport environment with the requirement to work weekends and nightshifts on occasions. You will work alongside sub-contractors dealing with any Transport issues that arise.

Transport Planner Position Overview

  • Communicating with and ensuring routes are planned for the drivers
  • Route planning of the vehicles
  • Monitor and circulate updates on tyre checks
  • Managing the drivers and resolving issues
  • Reply to incoming customer communication
  • Follow up on any outstanding actions

Transport Planner position requirements

  • Previous experience in a Transport Planner role
  • Track record of working to tight deadlines
  • Good man management skills
  • Strong influencing and persuasion skills
  • Organised and a methodical approach
  • Understand the planning of a fleet and when to use subcontractors
  • Ability to deal with fast-paced environments

Transport Planner position remuneration

  • Salary - £26K - £28K + Bonus
  • Monday - Friday 08:00 until 18:00 + On Call
  • 20 days + bank holidays

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