Transport Planner

Transport Planner

Aspion | Cheshire, England, UK

Posted 3 days ago

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Transport Planner


£28,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience)

Any 5 Over 7, Days

I’m currently recruiting for an experienced Transport Planner to join a leading Blue Chip General Haulage operation.

They are seeking a Transport Planner to support the current transport operation in supporting the logistics function and pivotal in offering the customer a positive end to end solution for transport requirements.

The Benefits;

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Vouchers / Discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)

The Candidate;

  • Transport Planning experience is essential
  • Previous experience within the General Haulage Transport industry is essential
  • Experience of Sterling system preferred but not essential
  • Proven experience with the planning of circa 40+ Artics
  • Ability to work as part of a team and have strong communication skills
  • Previous experience of working to targets in a fast paced environment
  • Must be proactive, highly driven and have the ability to work under their own initiative
  • A good geographic knowledge
  • A positive attitude towards customer service and continuous improvement
  • Ability to question, challenge and improve upon existing processes

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • To Plan allocated resource pool legally, compliantly and efficiently ensuring all EU and WTD legislation is achieved
  • Achieve Weekly Vehicle targets and minimise cost against KPI’s
  • Work closely with colleagues within the planning team to ensure fleet utilisation is optimal
  • Monitor and manage vehicle movements from point of origin to destination
  • Report all non-conformances to customers in a timely manner
  • Liaise with customers to agree additional charges accordingly – tolls, demurrage, wasted journey’s etc
  • Comply with the Company’s trading standards and conditions, including agreed accounting and credit control processes
  • Ensure all jobs are completed in full and charged completed in order for accounts to process invoices
  • Plan other resource when required for holiday cover etc
  • Take appropriate action on any Health & Safety issues reported
  • Maintain daily contact with depots and Operations Departments to communicate as required,

If you have Transport Planner experience within the General Haulage sector and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link.

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