Transport Planner

Proactive Personnel
£23,000 per annum
02 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Are you an experienced Transport Planner who is looking for a new opportunity to progress your career? Do you want to work for an established haulage company?

Our client offers full training and support in a friendly environment and they also offer the scope for developing your career.

The Job Role:

  • Planning all relevant customer deliveries, utilising the software available at site to ensure that delivery windows are met
  • Liaising with Drivers and customers in relation to delays and any possible issues with delivery
  • Sourcing local sub-contractors as and when required
  • Ensuring that loads meet safety standards
  • Managing the Drivers, ensuring that start times are adhered to
  • Pre-briefing Drivers to make sure that they fully understand their instructions
  • De-briefing Drivers upon their return to check that all documentation has been completed correctly
  • Managing WTD Compliance
  • Downloading Driver cards for analysis
  • Complying with all transport legislation, reducing tacho-graph infringements to below the company target and adhering to WTD regulations
  • Ensuring compliance with Agency Driver checklist
  • Carrying out all other transport office related duties

Experience / Requirements:

  • Experience of working in a busy transport office
  • Knowledge of Drivers' Hours, tacho-graph and WTD legislation
  • Good standard of education
  • IT literate
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • Knowledge of transport systems


  • 10am-7pm (Mon-Fri)