Freight Planner - (4PL)

Bristol Permanent £30,000 - £34,000 per year
  • Freight Planner - (4PL)
  • Great opportunity to progress your Career

About Our Client

Our client is a well known highly regarded 4PL Business based in Bristol.

The company are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.

Job Description

The Key Responsibilities for the Freight Planner - (4PL) will be;

  • Managing the Carrier drivers and capacity planning and keeping an eye on drivers on their routes. Keeping in communication with the customer and drivers with delays, breakdowns and any issues.
  • Allocating jobs to Carriers and building relationships
  • Identifying potential issues and creating RFQ'S for others carriers if suppliers are unable to deliver
  • Updating spreadsheets and communicating with management on performance
  • Liaising and understands infringements and can deal with effectively
  • Understanding driver's hours and legal driving time, working time and breaks.
  • Informing Carriers of vehicle allocations and any changes in their job allocation or route.
  • Ensure customer commitments are met, working with internal teams, and executing operational tasks as needed.
  • Manage customer expectations and provide an excellent customer service experience.

The Successful Applicant

The Freight Planner - (4PL) will have had exposure to the following;

  • Worked within a Similar Transport Operation or Freight
  • Logistics experience within a Transport Operations or Carrier management
  • You must be self-motivated and have the ability to hit and exceed targets.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • You must also have good customer services skills to deal day-to-day with all enquiries and cultivate relationships with customer and drivers align with Operations team.
  • You must be able to work under pressure and efficiently within time constraints.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Transport experience (essential)
  • Commutable to Bristol
  • Available to work Monday to Friday
  • Training on Carrier Compliance provided
  • Commutable to Bristol

Previous Role could include; De-breif clerk, Transport Administrator, Transport Planner, Transport Supervisor or Shift Manager, Assistant Transport Manager.

What's on Offer

The successful Freight planner - (4PL) will receive;

Salary £30,000 - £34,000

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays


Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

Job summary

Job function
Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Laura Frost
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5521
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