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  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Rhys Bryan

  • Contact email:

    Rhys.Bryan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/579536

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-02

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Rhys Bryan

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.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.