Transport Planner

Recruiter
Streamline Search Ltd
Location
Dover
Salary
30,000 - 35,000
Posted
24 Feb 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2021
Ref
2009678387
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Transport Planner required. Our client is a well-established transport provider that operates across the UK and Europe and has built a reputation for reliability and first-class service. Due to the on-going success and profitable business wins our client requires an self-motivated Transport Planner to join a dynamic and growing team. As the Transport Planner you will be responsible for the effective planning and operating of part of our client’s own fleet operating for several customers both Nationally and Internationally. This is a fast-paced general haulage environment and as such previous experience in this type of role is essential. Transport Planner - Position Overview To ensure the profitable, effective planning and organisation of vehicles / drivers through the day. Ensuring that the Despatching and briefing / debriefing of the drivers throughout the day is being carried out. Efficient control of costs and planning to ensure optimum resource utilisation. Working unsupervised, continually managing time and prioritising work to meet tight deadlines. Accurate, real time, customer communication Ensure drivers legislation is adhered to. Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required. Transport Planner - Position Requirements Proven experience in transport operations role Good knowledge of the road freight industry and prior experience in transport planning An understanding of compliance within the transport industry Ability to build positive working relations with customers, suppliers, and colleagues. Good financial awareness Must be IT literate (Including working knowledge of Microsoft Excel) The ability to working under pressure within a busy transport office. Excellent communication skills Transport Planner - Position Remuneration Salary £28,000 - £35,000 (Dependant on experience) Monday - Friday Circa 08:00 - 18:00 (candidate needs to be flexible around business needs) 28 days holiday, including bank. Pension scheme Parking on site

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