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I am delighted to be exclusively partnering with a Logistics provider based in Liverpool on their search for a Transport Planner to add to their transport office.
The Transport Planner will be responsible for National planning of Cargo from a main port to other locations in the UK, the ideal candidate will also have Road Container movement experience.
Key responsibilities will include:
* Planning of routes for Containers, Bulks, Curtain Sliders & Timber across the UK
* Being the POC for drivers and Shipping Lines
* Updating the transport diary and daily operations
* Performing and transport admin tasks needed
* Ensure vehicle compliance and services
* Arrange vehicles servicing and account for vehicles off road when planning
* Provide daily reports to senior management
* Deal with any customer queries or complaints
* Manage any agency or driver issues and escalate to the Transport Manager if needed
Key skills required for the role:
* Previous container, Bulks, Curtain slider or Timber transport planning experience
* Previous wider planning experience
* Previous experience in a transport/logistics organisation
* Knowledge of driver hours regulations and health & safety requirements
* Excellent communications skills, and the ability to work well under pressure
* Ability to take a creative approach to problem-solving and react quickly to customer requirements
* Exposure to a variety of transport planning systems
* Looking for a look term position
This is a permanent role.
This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone that has ambition to progress and develop within a transport environment and would like to work for a great company. The role is offering a salary up to £30,000 dependant upon experience.
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