Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Rochdale, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Kinnear

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Transport Planner.


Up-to £28,000 per annum.

Monday to Friday.
(Day shifts with occasional night shifts to cover holidays)

The company are looking for an individual to join the team as they continue to expand. There is a chance to begin a successful career within a company that likes to invest in their staff and are always looking to offer chances of self-development to help build a career.

The successful candidate will ideally have approx. 2 years experience in a similar working environment, and will have a good geographic knowledge of the of the UK.
Purpose of the role:
* Transport planning within the UK (predominantly the North).
* Mainly working on day shifts between 7am and 7pm (9 hours a day).
* Occasional night shifts to cover holidays (between 5-10 weeks per year).
* Responsible for efficiently planning all incoming and outgoing collections/deliveries.

Key responsibilities...
* Plan collections/deliveries using TMS.
* Allocate jobs to drivers and vehicles.
* Telephone calls from drivers, customers & suppliers.
* Resolve queries when on route.
* Monitor all collections & deliveries, reporting any discrepancies.
* Ensure all service documents are sent to the appropriate department or account manager.
* Driver debrief on their return.

* Responsible for creating standard vehicle tours in TMS.
* Planning of all vehicle schedules for inbound arrivals.
* Communicate with Transit Terminal Operatives.

Requirements of the candidate...

* 2 year's experience in a Transport/Logistics environment.

* Experience in working alongside Drivers

* Good knowledge of Drivers hours and working time directive.
* Experience in working with ADR goods.

If this opportunity sounds interesting to you and the above specifications match your experience and knowledge, follow the below link and apply for the job!

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