Transport Planner

Manchester Permanent £30,000 - £32,000
  • A rapidly, growing organisation that distributes their products all over the UK
  • Excellent opportunity for a market leading distribution organisation.

About Our Client

One of the UK's leading distributors in Bathrooms, Kitchens, Plumbing products, they have been specialising in their market for over 30 years.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Transport Planner will be the following:

  • Effective management and planning of drivers using our transport planning software
  • Ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to whilst planning
  • To ensure the daily plan is delivered on time managing resources effectively, maximising utilisation whilst minimising cost
  • Ensure that all transport systems are kept up to date
  • Brief drivers to ensure that all instructions for their allocated runs are communicated
  • Responsible for Health and Safety of the team, ensuring safe working practices are adhered to at all times
  • Achieving key performance targets, identifying trends with a view to improving efficiencies.
  • Responsibility to collate (and where applicable liaise with other sites to make sure KPI completion is adhered to daily) and circulate daily KPI data to relevant management team
  • Liaise with fleet maintenance providers as and when required and log fleet issues/call outs
  • Ensure driver brief and debriefs are completed
  • Assist drivers with any on road delivery issues and resolve in a timely manner
  • Assist with the management of the fleet, ensuring that vehicles required for service are presented when scheduled or requested.
  • Assist with 3PL queries and KPIs.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have the following skillset/experience:

  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Good administration skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Educated to GCSE level or above
  • Deep Transport planning knowledge

What's on Offer

Excellent package paying £30,000 working a Monday - Friday!!

Hasan Afzal
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+44 121 230 9466

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Hasan Afzal
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9466
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