A leading multi model logistics business is looking for a Transport Planner to join their London Gateway site. As an experienced Transport Planner you will assist in planning routes; managing drivers and ensuring the fleet are maintained.The role will be on a permanent night shift - Monday to Friday.
As a Transport Planner you will assist with the nightly running of vehicles to ensure prompt and on time deliveries to customers. You will be required to update transport systems to track vehicle, trailer and job status to meet delivery timings. You will ensure vehicles and trailers are serviced and MOT'd before being used and assist drivers in managing their hours and break requirements to be compliant at all times. You will also be required to assist drivers and customers with queries and any issues that arise during a route.
The right candidate will have similar experience in a transport environment ideally with experience planning loads. Ideally the person will be confident; strong communicator and able to work under pressure. It would also be an advantage if you have worked with Transport Software.
The role will be based in their London Gateway depot and the working hours will be on a permanent nights shift; Monday - Friday 6pm - 4am or 7pm - 5am. On offer is a salary of £30,000 - £35,000 per annum depending on experience as well as a number of company benefits. The company are a growing business and can offer opportunities for further development and promotions.