Transport Planning Lead

Bridgend Permanent £28,000 - £30,000
  • Rapidly Growing Market Leader
  • Career Development and Progression

About Our Client

My client is in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain. They are an established, rapidly growing, market leading brand that offer incredible training and development opportunities.

Job Description

The Transport Planning Lead in Bridgend will be responsible for...

  • Management of Haulier relationships to meet both long term and short-term efficiency and customer service and cost targets
  • To ensure efficient and cost-effective management of required transport loadings per day.
  • Ownership of all planning activities for full and part load consignments for direct and multi-drop deliveries to our customers in UK and Ireland.
  • Creating and analysing our transport volumes to deliver commercial and cost viability plans.
  • Liaising with the Transport and Production planning teams to ensure daily and weekly volumes are met.
  • Daily management of haulier adherence to loading schedule, Track and Trace and communication of weekly KPIs.
  • Be the UK lead for Customs clearance and assist the Transport team with completion of export documentation and gaining import clearances for EU export shipments.
  • Working with Customer Service Team to ensure a level loading plan, identifying and resolving loading capacity issues.
  • Take ownership of our Merchant/DIY service offering by liaising with hauliers creating new opportunities
  • Identifying and providing delivery solutions for more complex delivery requirements with specialised vehicles.

The Successful Applicant

The Transport Planning Lead must have..

  • Strong organisational skills for planning schedules, journeys and loads.
  • Previous experience working in a Transport Planning role
  • The ability to work flexibly and to make decisions quickly.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • SAP knowledge an advantage.

What's on Offer

The Transport Planning Lead will receive...

  • A salary of up to £30,000 depending on experience
  • 30+8 Days Holiday!
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Career Progression
Victoria Hicks
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+44 117 906 5527

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Consultant name
Victoria Hicks
Consultant phone
+44 117 906 5527
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