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  • Location:

    Wolverhampton

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paige Hughes

  • Contact email:

    Paige.Hughes@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/580049

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-09

  • Start date:

    09/06/2021 09:28:38

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Transport Planner to join a Logistics organisation, based in Wolverhampton.

The successful candidate for the role will ideally have gained experience of planning the fleet of around 30 vehicles, in the most cost-effective way whilst adhering to driving laws and worktime directive legislation providing an on-time delivery solution for our customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Dynamically plan all vehicles predominantly day one for day two or three
  • Monitor the Live plan to ensure resource is on time and well placed for day two
  • Book in any orders that may be required with both internal and external customers
  • Liaise with site Transport Controllers to confirm driver and asset availability including any traction/sub-contractors
  • Complete all KPI data required
  • Actively seek ways to reduce empty legs to ensure vehicle utilisation is maximised
  • Support the Transport Controllers on day to day challenges in relation to on time performance
  • Carry out all other reasonable tasks as set out by the Planning Manager

Experience:

  • Planning the fleet of around 30 vehicles
  • Good geographical knowledge of the entire UK
  • Strong communication skills with customers and internal Transport Department


Salary range from £28,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience.

If you are interested please forward your CV to paige.hughes@search.co.uk

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