Transport Planner

Recruiter
Centric People
Location
Tamworth
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Transport Planner
GBP30,000
Tamworth

The Company:
Our client is based in Tamworth, they are the worlds 4th largest Freight company, they deliver cargo safely, securely and on time, by air, sea, road and rail. If a company needs to transport their goods they can do it. They now seek an experienced Transport planeer who can hit the ground running.

Hours 6am-2pm & 11am - 7pm (Rotating weekly)
Monday to Friday
28 Days Holiday (Inc Bank Hols)

The Role:

Transport Planner will be routing company owned vehicles UK wide it is your responsibility to deal with any issues as they arise, all routes must be planned as cost effective as possible. It is your responsibility to ensure Drivers remain compliant at all times, the Transport Planner must also ensure all records are up to date and accurate.

You must have strong communication skills and also have excellent geographical knowledge. They do not use any sophisticated OS at the moment for planning. So excel skills are a must.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. To route and plan all the Depot's vehicles to ensure that the Company's fleet and associated resources are maximised and that they operate efficiently and cost effectively.
2. To deliver excellent customer service to all our clients and improve where possible including ensuring that customer KPI requirements are met.
3. Ensure daily liaison is achieved with the Warehouse to ascertain delivery profiles.
4. Assist colleagues in providing cover with other roles within the department as and when reasonably requested by your Supervisor or Manager.
5. Involve yourself with team principles that continuously endeavour to achieve quality, improvement & high performance.
6. Ensure the protection and good care of all the Company's assets, equipment, materials and intellectual property and that there is no misappropriation of any by the job holder.
6. Adhere to all Company policies & procedures relating to Health & Safety, Quality Control, Human Resources, operational etc.