Transport Planner

dh Logistics Appointments
£23k - £27k pa
10 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Transport Planner
Droitwich, WR9
Full time, Permanent
Salary £23,000 - £27,000

We are recruiting for a Transport Planner, who will provide effective and efficient management of route planning of a variety of vehicles whilst adhering to polices and procedure. This is a full time, permanent position working 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday, plus alternate Saturday morning (6am - 12pm).

Our Client specialise in national and international transport services, haulage, storage and distribution.

The role
  • To ensure all activities and delegated tasks are conducted cost effectively and efficiently, whilst remaining compliant with the Company's Operators Licence at all time.
  • To organise, allocate work and manage the co-ordination of all or part of the Customer's supply chain process, including distribution, logistics of the Drivers and routes.
  • To provide excellent customer service and ensure a customer focussed approach to planning and meeting the customer's requirements.
  • To support and advise drivers whilst en route and devise optimal routing of vehicles.
  • To ensure the Traffic department is effective and undertakes the routing and administration effectively.
  • Meet weekly or monthly KPI's set for the department.
  • Maintain and update Transport Administration System
  • To deal with all customer or Driver complaints
  • Ensure the Drivers are working within legislative requirements and remain fully trained in relevant Health & Safety requirements of Drivers and Working Time Regulations. Assist drivers reporting mechanical faults, defects and breakdowns, liaise with workshop or national recovery agents
  • To be flexible to accommodate change that occurs within the Traffic Department.

You will have
  • Passion for your business and strong work ethic.
  • Confidence with the ability to take responsibility and make decisions in a pressurised environment.
  • Ability to learn quickly, responds positively to changing demands, embrace and implement new ideas in a fluid and growing operation.
  • Excellent communication, organisational, administration and logical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask a large workload with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge and experience of driving regulations.
  • Customer focus with the ability to build effective relationships with team, client and other third parties.
  • Experience of running a pallet network operation

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