Role details

Transport Planner

Leicester   •   £20,000 - £22,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transport Planner
  • Expanding Hualage and Logisitcs Firm - Based in Leicester

About Our Client

My client has a long standing and attractive contract base which is growing at a fantastic rate due to new contract wins, who are offering a great opportunity for a Transport Planner with a progression plan available in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector based in Leicester.

Job Description

The successful Transport Planner duties will include:

  • Prioritise collection requirements based on customer analysis and route vehicles accordingly
  • Monitor vehicle progress and performance on a daily basis and re-routing accordingly
  • Communicate with drivers with regards to all relevant daily traffic/transport information
  • Interdepartmental liaising to ensure vehicle maintenance
  • Subcontractor communication

The Hours of work for this position will be:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Transport Planner must have:

  • Experience planning in excess of 30+ vehicles
  • 1+ year Transport Planning experience
  • Commercial insight to identify customer needs and develop plans to meet them
  • Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with drivers to increase efficiency
  • Risk awareness and evaluation skills and build contingency plans
  • Able to sub contract and negotiate back haul rates
  • An understanding of vehicle & driver cost
  • An understanding of legal compliance for drivers and vehicles

What's on Offer

The role of Traffic / Transport Planner will offer up to £22,000 depending on experience

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