Transport Planner - General
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.
Effective planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure
delivery SLAs are upheld.
Ensuring that customer delivery levels are maintained at a high
Prioritising workloads & route planning working pro-actively
working to reduce missed time-slots & late deliveries
Ensuring any transport issues arising from customers & drivers
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 PODs
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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