Senior Transport Planner

Shepton Mallet Permanent
  • A rare opportunity to join a growing Transport Solutions Provider
  • Great opportunity to progress your Career

About Our Client

My client is a growing 3PL who are based within the Somerset area. They are an award winning Distributor and have some prestigious contracts, They are within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.

Job Description

The Key Responsibilities for the Senior Transport Planner

  • Reporting to the Warehouse & Distribution Director
  • Produce a daily transport plan that is both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability.
  • Plan to ensure that customer service criteria requirements are always met.
  • Assign drivers as appropriate to meet collection/delivery schedules.
  • Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with both internal and external customers.
  • Liaise very closely with the Warehouse and Transport teams to achieve the most effective plan.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Senior Transport Planner -

  • Experience of working in Transport Planning or Administration.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Great UK Geographical knowledge
  • Good general PC skills.
  • Good geographical knowledge.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure in a time critical environment.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external customers.
  • Reliable, enthusiastic and flexible in approach.
  • Working knowledge of a Transport Planning System would be advantageous.

This role is based in Shepton Mallett , it would be a great opportunity for anyone who is looking to start or rejoin their career in Logistics or a Transport Administrator looking to progress their career.

What's on Offer

For the successful Transport Planner - 4 on 4 off you will receive;

Salary -£55,000

Holidays 20 + 8

Government Pension

Laura Frost
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Phone number
+44 117 906 5521

Job summary

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