Role details

Transport Planning Manager

Leicestershire   •   £28,000 - £33,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transport Planning Manager
  • Large 3PL - Based in Leicester

About Our Client

Our client is a well known 3PL logistics operation based in Leicestershire providing a time critical service to it's clients.

Job Description

As Transport Planning Manager you will be responsible for managing a team of Transport Planners as well as deputising for the Network Planning Manager. Reviewing daily and weekly plans ensuring the network resources are being optimised.

  • Manage and develop the team of Transport Planners.
  • Ensure plans comply with all relevant transport legislation.
  • Analyse network performance identifying opportunity's for continuous improvement with a focus on maximising profits or reducing cost.
  • Engagement of internal and external stakeholders, including carrier partners
  • Vehicle and load planning.

The Successful Applicant

You will be very organised and driven in order to achieve excellence of service within a logistics operation.

  • Have worked in the Logistics distribution and Supply Chain industry
  • Have 2+ years Transport planning experience
  • Have experience in managing small teams (5 people+)
  • Strong IT skills ideally experience of using Paragon or a similar transport management system
  • Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation and drivers hours.
  • Good motivational management style.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, able to draw solid conclusions from complex information.
  • Good geographical knowledge.
  • Be commutable to Leicestershire

What's on Offer

The role of Transport Planning Manager offers;

Salary - £28,000 - £33,000

+ Company benefits & bonus

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