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Transport Planner

Transport Planner

Posted 5 June by Willis Global Ltd

Our client, a leading transport specialist offering logistics, storage and haulage solutions, are looking to recruit for a Transport Planner to based at offices near Earls Colne, Essex.

On Offer:

  • The opportunity to join a highly regarded organization within the transport sector
  • This is a great opportunity to join a business who can provide genuine progression within a fast growing, forward thinking business
  • Monday - Friday working Pattern
  • Salary up to £30,000 per annum, dependent on skills and experience plus benefits

Duties and Responsibilities of the Transport Planner:

  • Reporting to the Transport Manager
  • Routing of vehicles and covering deliveries across UK
  • Providing good communication with the Traffic office teams and Drivers to ensure customer KPI’s and targets are achieved and maintained.
  • Use in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency
  • Ensuring internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated
  • Controlling and planning of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers’ Hours regulations)
  • Plan Rigid & artic work for the following day
  • Warehouse checks
  • Review Manifest and update any amendments/ notes
  • Providing rate, quotes and processing customer booking
  • Monitoring delivery performance and advising customers of issues affecting time / completion
  • Undertake any other ad hoc project or task within the company as required

To Be Considered:

  • The successful Transport Planner will come from a transport planning background within the general haulage or pallet network industries.
  • The successful Transport Planner will have previous experience managing a fleet of Rigid / artic vehicles
  • CPC Holder an advantage, but not essential
  • Competent IT literacy

For full details, please contact Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Supply Chain & Logistics industry.

Required skills

  • Distribution
  • Haulage
  • Logistics
  • Transport
  • Warehousing

Reference: 52803059

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