Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Haydock, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    John Wilson

  • Contact email:

    john.wilson@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/507318

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-05

  • Startdate:

    06/12/2018 15:29:41

Transport Planner

£20,000 - £25,000 (Depending on experience)

Haydock, St Helens

4 on 4 off, 12 Hour Shifts

06:00 - 18:00 / 07:00 - 19:00

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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