Transport Planner

Michael Page Logistics
£30000 - £35000 per annum
08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a global 3PL who are looking to bring ambitious, graduate calibre transport planners to join their rapidly expanding team.

Client Details



  • Planning of all transports according to the requirements
  • Selection of carrier (quality and costs)
  • Ensuring punctual arrival of equipment at pick up point for collections
  • Communication with shipping points
  • Organisation of specials on request
  • Answering rate requests and agree spot rates with carriers
  • Maintain operational documentation and registers
  • Preparing Arrival and Departure Statistics based on existing Reports
  • Transport organisation of returns
  • Management of process deviations and exceptions


  • Established forwarding knowledge
  • Relevant industry experience - 2-4 years within a transport planning role, ideally within a large organisation.
  • Language skills: English
  • Able to take responsibility and being accountable
  • Team player
  • Strong affinity with required customer quality standards
  • Ability to fulfill time-critical tasks on time, keep schedules and deadlines
  • High customer orientation
  • Good experience in Customer Service
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experience in Sea Freight strongly desired
  • Microsoft Office, you must be intermediate on excel - pivot tables, v look ups etc.

Job Offer

A salary between £30,000 and £35,000 + Benefits

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