Transport Planner

Posted 4 days ago by MET Recruitment UK Ltd
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Transport Planner



£25,000 - £28,000 (based on experience)

Our client started as a small family venture and has slowly expanded and diversified into a thriving group of companies. They pride themselves in reliability, creditability and attention to detail. So, they are looking for a new member to join the Transport Office Team. You will be ensuring the safe and profitable management of the freight fleets. It will be desired for those who have a heavy good vehicle licence and a forklift licence.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ensuring customer requirements are met within the given time limit, effectively organising and managing a team of drivers and vehicles.
  • Costing manifests and supply delivery dates/requirements in a cost-effective manner.
  • Routing vehicles in a manageable format i.e. to meet client's promised schedules and requirements in a cost-effective manner.
  • Preparing daily sheet and agency list for compliance office for the following day.
  • Ensuring all hire vehicles are locked in and out, downloaded. Also ensure no damages on arrival and exit, plus straps and equipment have been removed
  • Organising back loads for drivers and dealing with rates and checking all driver's paperwork has been returned for invoicing.
  • Ensuring all agency drivers are inducted as per company procedure
  • Preparation of data for weekly invoicing to customers


  • Ability to use IT packages
  • Qualified by experience
  • Flexible
  • Certificate of professional competence in National Road Haulage
  • Extensive knowledge of the transportation industry

Hours - 45 Hours per Week (Shifts 6am - 6pm)

If you believe you have all these skills, or you would be a good candidate, please apply.

Reference: 38690193

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