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Paragon Transport Planner

Job Title

Paragon Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£23,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted15 November 2018

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The Paragon Transport Planner will be responsible for scheduling routes for a fleet of Artics and Rigids to various clients UK wide. The role holder will work as part of a planning team maximising efficiencies within the network.

Client Details

A growing Logistics Operation with a number of sites UK wide. This role will be based permanently in Merseyside although some travel may be required to other sites.


The role of the Paragon Transport Planner:
  • Arranging and planning vehicles for distribution UK wide
  • Route planning for a fleet of Artic's and Rigid's
  • Proactively seeking greater efficiencies within the network
  • Use of Paragon Routing software to produce daily transport schedules
  • Produce KPI reports
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads
  • Monitoring driver whereabouts, working to WTD
  • Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution
  • Ensure maximum efficiency is gained taking costs into account
  • Focal point for both external and internal customer contact with regards to transport issues
  • Supervision of Transport Clerks


What the Successful Paragon Transport Planner applicant will look like:
  • Experience of working within a Transport/Logistics operation as a Transport Planner
  • Paragon route planning experience (highly desirable)
  • A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers' Hours Regulations
  • Experience in interacting with drivers
  • A strong understanding of MS Office
  • An excellent grasp of UK road transport network and strong geographical knowledge
  • Strong customer service skills

Job Offer

Salary: £23,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)

Hours: Monday - Friday (days) some very early mornings are expected

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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