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Transport Planner
£25k + Benefits

Our client is a leading 3PL based onsite with their client distributing regionally across the South and we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Planner to assist in running their transport operation from their site on a Monday to Friday basis.


Reporting into the Transport Manager, this is a very hands-on role where you will be responsible for planning the day to day delivery operation of a busy trunking and multi-drop operation and leading by example, getting stuck in with all duties and ensuring a seamless service to customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning drivers and resources to meet minimum key performance indicators and quality standards.
  • Maximising the utilization of drivers and vehicles on a daily basis

         Plan all relevant customer deliveries & collections ensuring delivery windows are met

         Update all records that relate to transport i.e. deliveries & Returns and rebookingís

         Source local agency drivers as and when required providing an accurate brief of job required

         Source local sub-contractors as and when required

         Ensure the Schedule, transport plan, Load Board and any other work sheet is produced and sent out where required

         Complete driverís packs each day, ensure each pack has the relevant paperwork in it and the correct instructions for the drivers to complete their jobs

         Manage the drivers ensuring start times are adhered to and the drivers run under the correct driverís hours legislation and WTD

         Answer all emails, telephone calls that relate to new jobs bookings with in a timely manner

         Resolve Customer queries / complaints where applicable

         Fully understand agreed KPIís for the transports department and strive to stay within these margins

         All other transport office related duties


Candidate Requirements:

  • Experienced within a fast-paced planning environment
  • KPI driven
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest transport regulations (Vehicles & Drivers)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal at all levels


This is a brand new role created due to the exponential growth of the contract/business and requires someone with the same aptitude to grow with the business as this role offers great potential to progress and develop into much more. I look forward to your application.

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