Specialist Transport Planner
Our client is very established
& highly respected heavy hauler covering the UK and Europe and we are
delighted to assist them in their search for a Specialist Transport Planner.
This role is aimed firmly at
experienced transport planners / transport managers who have planned bulk
movements across UK and Europe and also routed in fast moving UK/European
You will be responsible for the day to day
running of their busy heavy Transport fleet & specialist drivers, with a
focus to provide first-class customer service, European routing and scheduling which
supports and compliments the business. Your role is to be responsible for planning routing requirements across the UK and Europe
in a very fast paced environment and managing drivers and resource.
Working Hours: will be Mon-Fri
8-6 and every other Saturday morning
Effective planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure
delivery SLAs are upheld.
Ensuring that customer delivery levels are maintained at a high
Ensuring any transport issues arising from customers, drivers or sub-contractors
are resolved to a satisfactory outcome
Effective problem solving
Planning European routes and sourcing back loads
Routing a large fleet of 30+ vehicles
Keep in close contact with the drivers offering support and
ensuring that runs are progressing correctly.
Provide quotations, advice and updates for customers.
Process drivers weekly run sheets, allocations and PODs
Able to demonstrate significant Transport Planning/Management experience
within a very pressurized environment
Planning of UK artic loads (European planning is a bonus!)
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Excellent communication skills at all levels
Up to date knowledge of WTD and RTD and all relevant legislation
Experience in complex heavy
haulage would be advantageous
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing
business which offers progression through hard work and commitment and we look
forward to your application.
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