Transport Planner

  • Location
    Braintree, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport & Logistics
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

Are you an experienced Transport planner that has worked with Artic or Multidrop vehicles?

CPC holder?

Reporting into the Transport Manager of a busy, fast paced haulage company in Earls Colne, you will be an experienced Transport Planner. Ideally you will come from a general haulage or pallet network industry and managed a fleet of Artic, Ridged or Multidrop vehicles.

This opportunity opens up self-development and clear progression opportunities, to Assistant Transport Manager and then onto Transport Manager over time.

  • Routing of vehicles and covering deliveries across UK- sometimes to tight deadlines and with quick turn arounds.

  • Providing good communication with our Traffic office teams and Drivers to ensure customer KPI's and targets are achieved and maintained.

  • Use in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency

  • Ensuring internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated

  • Controlling and planning of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers' Hours regulations)

  • Plan routes for following day- working outside of standard hours if necessary, to meet deadline.

  • Warehouse and vehicle checks

  • Review Manifest and update any amendments and notes on the systems.

  • Customer service is key to providing rates, quotes and processing customer booking.

  • Monitoring delivery performance and advising customers of issues affecting time / completion.

You will have:

  • Experience in planning of Artic vehicles / multi drop deliveries

  • Proven transport planning experience

  • Proficient with MS office packages and bespoke tracking systems.

  • CPC Holder an advantage, but not essential

Monday to Friday 8am-6pm

Salary up to £30,000 depending on experience

Genuine clear pathway for development and progression

Free parking onsite

Full Covid Secure measures in-place.

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Please apply with your CV to: Tanita House