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Transport Planner - General Haulage

Our client is well-established & highly respected hauler covering the UK providing general haulage movements and we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Planner.


You will be responsible for the day to day running of their busy Transport office, with a focus to provide first-class customer service, routing and scheduling which supports and compliments the business. Your role is to be responsible for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first class service in a cost effective way.


Key Accountabilities:

•         Effective planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure delivery SLA’s are upheld.

•         Ensuring that customer delivery levels are maintained at a high standard

•         Prioritising workloads & route planning – working pro-actively working to reduce missed time-slots & late deliveries

•         Ensuring any transport issues arising from customers & drivers are resolved

•         Routing a large fleet of 45 vehicles

•         Monitor compliance and effectively work with drivers to reduce infringements

•         Keep in close contact with the drivers & customers offering support and ensuring that runs are progressing correctly

•         Briefing & De-Briefing drivers

•         Provide quotations for customers.

•         Process drivers weekly run sheets, allocations and POD’s


Experience required:

•         Able to demonstrate significant Transport Planning experience within a very pressurized environment

•         Able to use initiative and common sense

•         Good geographical knowledge

•         Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills

•         Excellent communication skills at all levels

•         Up to date knowledge of WTD and RTD and all relevant legislation

•         Knowledge of planning tools such as Sterling/Paragon etc. and standard office tools like Excel


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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