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Ref: JD-GH-68Location: Mids / StaffsDate: 05/09/2019  send to a friend
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Transport Planner (Days)



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 a niche 3PL, specialising in the distribution of multi-temp product to Major Retailers. Due to unprecedented growth, we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Planner, to be based at their site in Crewe, Staffordshire  on 4on, 4off 12hour shift pattern (7am-7pm or similar).

Reporting into the National Planning Manager, you will be expected to produce accurate route planning to maximise efficiency ensuring optimum utilization of all fleet vehicles.

Main Responsibilities as Transport Planner:

  • Accurate route planning to maximise efficiency
  • Effectively communicate with customers to maintain relationships.
  • Achieve KPIís ensuring the continuous improvement of service offered to the customer
  • Assist Transport with tasks such as driver debriefing, tacho download and driver investigations
  • Manage driver holidays, sickness and absence
  • Working with customers to ensure forward planning on peak occasions
  • Resourcing routes daily ensuring the correct management of driverís hours regulations
  • Liaising with Senior Management to ensure the effective use of sub-contractors
  • Vary start times to ensure all routes meet booking times
  • Evaluate routes to ensure that all routes are profitable

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in a distribution / Transport Planning environment
  • Previous experience working within a similar role, business and / or industry
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; towards colleagues and customers
  • Prioritisation and organisation skills
  • Attention to detail and problem solving
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to use multiple IT systems

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