Job Description

Transport Planner


£25-£30k per annum

A Warehouse and Distribution business is seeking a Transport Planner to assist the Transport Manager to modernise and streamline their growing organisation, in order to help them cope with a continued increase of orders. Supplying retailers and wholesalers across the UK, from small regional businesses to large blue chip companies covering the whole of the UK, this role will offer the appointment an exciting and challenging opportunity to heavily influence the success of a small SME making the transition to a large SME business.

Reporting to the Transport Manager, you will be responsible for the transport planning of their in-house fleet of class 1 and 2 vehicles to deliver your products to customers across the UK.

This position would suit an individual from a fast moving, multi drop background.

Job Duties.

  • Create and track daily routing plans
  • Monitor driver base to ensure we achieve deliveries within legislation and to company standards
  • Help to deliver all transport required movements
  • Maintain a high level of service in line with customer requirements
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure high customer service standards are achieved
  • Brief and de-brief drivers on their daily duties and KPI's
  • General KPI Reporting to the wider business

Skills and Experience required

  • Previous experience either as an operational planner or transport planner
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the UK
  • A general understanding of transport/logistics
  • Organisational and time-management ability
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Excellent analysis skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Problem solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Ability to work alone and also as part of a team

If you're looking for a career move to a growing business that offers excellent mid to long term career prospects, please apply via the link to this advert.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however, we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. We are committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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