Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Transport & Industrial , Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    joe.bowen@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/504817

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-10

  • Startdate:

    14/11/2018 15:13:44

Transport Planner

£18,000 - £20,000

(Depending on experience)

Knowsley

Monday - Friday (8 Hour Shifts)

0400 / 0600 (Start time)

Key Responsibilities

  • Arranging and planning for all orders within the fleet
  • Route planning for a fleet of Artic's and Rigid's
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Monitoring driver whereabouts and the number of driver hours in line with the working directive
  • Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution
  • Ensure maximum efficiency is gained from all transports
  • Establish optimum routings by cost effectiveness
  • Maintain and build strong relationships with both internal departments and vendors
  • Focal point for both external and internal customer contact with regards to transport issues

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of working within a Transport & Logistics office either as a planner
  • Previous transport planning experience
  • General haulage and pallet network experience (desirable)
  • A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers' Hours Regulations
  • Experienced within interacting with drivers
  • A strong understanding of Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great telephone manner
  • An excellent grasp of UK road transport network
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Logical way of thinking
  • Computer literate

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