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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted01 August 2017

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My client is a global 3PL who are looking to bring ambitious, graduate calibre transport planners to join their rapidly expanding team.

Client Details



  • Planning of all transports according to the requirements

  • Selection of carrier (quality and costs)

  • Ensuring punctual arrival of equipment at pick up point for collections

  • Communication with shipping points

  • Organisation of specials on request

  • Answering rate requests and agree spot rates with carriers

  • Maintain operational documentation and registers

  • Preparing Arrival and Departure Statistics based on existing Reports

  • Transport organisation of returns

  • Management of process deviations and exceptions


  • Established forwarding knowledge

  • Relevant industry experience – 2-4 years within a transport planning role, ideally within a large organisation.

  • Language skills: English

  • Able to take responsibility and being accountable

  • Team player

  • Strong affinity with required customer quality standards

  • Ability to fulfill time-critical tasks on time, keep schedules and deadlines

  • High customer orientation

  • Good experience in Customer Service

  • Strong communication skills

  • Good analytical skills

  • Experience in Sea Freight strongly desired

  • Microsoft Office, you must be intermediate on excel – pivot tables, v look ups etc.

Job Offer

A salary between £30,000 and £35,000 + Benefits

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