Transport Planner - VR/21606
Our client, a privately owned international freight and logistics company based in Tilbury, are looking for a Transport Planner to join their team.
Responsibilities of the Transport Planner:
Planning, directing and controlling the activities of the transport fleetEnsuring planned routes are in line with working time directive (WTD) and drivers hoursProducing optimal transport plans and approving transport routesAssisting the Transport Planning Manager to ensure the department runs efficiently and effectivelyMonitoring the Transport Management softwareLiaising with our depots and customers as required on deliveries and any issuesProducing cost efficient operational transport plans daily, using specific customer IT softwareProviding a vital link between sales and operational teamsEnsuring the department provides a quality first class service to the customer though careful planningEnsuring all activities are in line with budgetEnsuring the department complies with health and safety legislation
Essential Skills and Experience required for the Transport Planner:
Previous experience working in a distribution environmentKnowledge of transport legislationIT Literate - Excel and Word are essentialDriven and self-motivatedProactive problem-solving capabilityFlexibility and adaptabilityAble to work to deadlines and meet targetsExcellent communication skills
If you’re interested in the Transport Planner role, click apply now, or email our Shipping team on [email protected]
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