Role details

Temporary Transport Planner

Romford   •   £20,000 - £24,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Planning experance is a must have
  • Must be immediately available

About Our Client

My client is a leading 3PL with a base in Romford.

Job Description

  • Making sure routes are allocated and planned in a timely manner (Proactive planning) and in order to achieve cost savings objectives
  • Making sure a constant cooperative and constructive relationship, communication and liaison is maintained with the Control Tower Transport Administrator team to deliver high standard of customer service and operational efficiency and visibility
  • Making sure linehaul costs per haulier/loads are recorded
  • Making sure Collections and Deliveries controller activities are monitored and supported
  • Making sure that new hauliers are set up for company invoicing process
  • Building and maintaining a good working relationship with team members, vendors, hauliers and partners
  • Making sure full load from vendor to PC opportunities are prioritised and maximised
  • Regularly revise routes taking into account, demand fluctuations, supply chain exceptions and strategic initiatives
  • Daily communications with Operations teams, vendors and customer regarding Network / Route plan changes
  • Ensure collections made within budgetary constraints and plan is amended to meet savings expectations of the business
  • Work together with the Operations Manager to ensure maximised utilisation of own fleet.
  • Continual improvement for cost reductions, identifying where cost can be saved from tactical route changes

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:

  • 2 years minimum Transport planning/routing experience.
  • Understanding and experience of Transport Management system
  • Geographical and postcodes knowledge
  • Transport Carriers/3PLs management (allocation/communication/negotiation).
  • Good degree of computer literacy, internet, Microsoft excel and word
  • Flexibility to work alternative shift patterns where customer needs dictate - Sun to Sat from 6:00 to 22:00
  • Good email and communication skills

What's on Offer

A competitive hourly rate is on offer

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