Transport Planner

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    Full Time

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    John Wilson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Start date:

    27/08/2019 16:00:07

Transport Planner

Highly Competitive Salary

Liverpool, City Centre

Monday - Friday, 35 Hours Per Week

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all jobs covered as cost effectively as possible
  • Planning contract vehicles and updating rating sheets for work done
  • Book transhipments with P+O, BG Freight, arrange barge moves etc
  • Advise and resolve any issues required to tip or load work working with other teams and offices
  • Check all imports have left quay and exports booked and container numbers updated
  • Advise rates as required for multidrops and resolve rate issues
  • Maintain out of hours contact
  • Ensure all additional costs are reported to relevant department
  • Assist on other ports as and when required to cover holidays and sickness
  • Liaise with customer services regarding missing references/late runners/demurrage
  • Source empties for exports and return depots for imports
  • Send paperwork to haulier if required
  • Deal with Maclogs and personal mailbox

Skills and Experience

  • Previous transport planning experience (essential)
  • Experience of planning within a 3Pl or shipping network
  • A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers' Hours Regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great telephone manner
  • An excellent grasp of UK geography and road transport network
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Logical way of thinking
  • Computer literate

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