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Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations, please visit our website at www.strive.co.uk or join us on twitter at twitter.com/strivellp for further vacancies and information.

Our client is an ambitious FMCG Distributor with exciting growth plans for the future. We are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Planner, to be based at their site in Crick, Northamptonshire, on a Monday Friday basis (1900hrs 0300hrs).

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for planning multi-drop transport movements around the UK, on a day 1 for day 2 basis ensuring maximum utilisation of vehicles whilst minimising cost.

As Transport Planner, you will be expected to:

  • Maximise both vehicle and driver resource to affect the plan in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Utilising Paragon, ensure timed deliveries are planned accordingly
  • Work closely with customers through regular communication and updates regarding the status of the daily transport plan.
  • Support the Operations Manager with fleet and driver compliance including accident reporting and investigations.

Skills and Experience of the Transport Planner

  • Experienced Transport Planner with good knowledge of systems ideally Paragon
  • Previous logistics/transport planning experience within a busy fast-paced distribution environment
  • Able to pay strict attention to detail
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Full understanding of tachograph legislation, driving limits and working time directive
  • Excellent numeracy, spoken and written communication skills

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