Transport Planning Manager

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    Preston, Lancashire

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  • Contact:

    Adam Roberts

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Start date:

    05/03/2020 10:42:15

Transport Planning Manager
£30,000 - £35,000
Monday - Friday

I am currently recruiting for a busy FMCG Production Facility.

This is an excellent opportunity for a transport professional to join the team as Planning Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Managing a team of transport planners and co-ordinators
  • Leasing closely with the production management
  • Ensuring the compliance of the drivers and the vehicles are 100% accurate at all times
  • Identifying any training needs within the planning team
  • Sending planning reports to the senior management team
  • Ensuring the team are creating the most efficiency and cost effective routes
  • Delivering excellent customer service
  • Updating customers about any issues on the road or late deliveries
  • Responsible for Health and Safety within the team
  • Completing team appraisals and disciplinary's
  • Completing investigations
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Complete holiday requests and staff wages
  • Downloading tacograph cards
  • Lease with service providers in the event of breakdowns
  • Allocating workloads within the planning team
  • Driving a continues improvement within the operation
  • Ensuring routes are maximised including arranging efficient back loads

Key Attributes

  • Strong Transport Planning background
  • Previous people management experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced transport office
  • Experience with fresh food transportation
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to plan ahead and forward thinking
  • Full knowledge of drivers hours regulations
  • Ability to drive and inspire a team

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