Transport Planner

Alfreton Permanent £33,000 - £36,000 per year
  • A large HGV & LGV general haulage fleet of 200+ vehicles
  • Based in Alfreton, Derbyshire...

About Our Client

My client focuses on distributing UK & European 3PL services nationally across the country and into Europe. Based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, the company has report large scale grow in both revenue and profits over the last half-decade, growing to in excess of £100m+ in revenue last year. They are now looking to expand their operation and bring on board like-minded individuals. Their fleet currently numbers 202, with further plans to grow their operation by 20% in the coming year!

Job Description

The successful Transport Planner will report directly into the Head of Transport & Planning and will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Planning of UK and European transport movements of own fleet vehicles.
  • Build economical transport loads for the network from a trunking and delivery perspective
  • Assist in negotiating rates with both customers and transport providers when using sub-contractors.
  • Focus on providing efficiency's within the transport network, in order to maximise profits
  • Aim to plan for around 150 loads along
  • Successfully plan a large national transport network - including ADR and out of gauge materials
  • Process orders planned by Sales Representatives across the pallet network, full loads and sub-contracted vehicles.
  • Planning around WTD and drivers hours regulations.

The Successful Applicant

As a European Transport Planner you will ideal have the following skills to fulfil the vacancy. You will also be easily commutable of Alfreton, Derbyshire.

  • Domestic UK or European transport planing experience
  • Experience planning transport networks with over 100 movements per-week.
  • A flair for customer service
  • Experience of working to deadlines in a logistics environment
  • A willingness to learn and a drive to succeed.

What's on Offer

  • £33,000-£36,000
  • Company bonus scheme - up to 10%
  • Private healthcare on offer with longevity of service
  • 5 weeks paid holiday per year
Reece Clarke
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Job function
Transport Management
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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