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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Town/CityWest Yorkshire
LocationsWest Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted08 February 2018

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Our client requires an experienced Transport Planner to join their operation during an exciting period of growth. In summary you will be responsible for:
  • Scheduling and planning routes and ensuring route optimisation and effective use of all company vehicles
  • Ensuring company compliance of all transport policies, legislation and procedures at all time

Client Details

Leading FMCG/Retail business based in West Yorkshire requires a CPC Qualified Transport Planner to join their operation based in the Wakefield area.


Key Duties:
  • Planning all customer deliveries as efficiently and economically as possible
  • Liaising with drivers in order to troubleshoot any issues that occur
  • Communicating effectively with customers
  • Developing back haul lines with internal sites and customers to fully utilise the fleet
  • Sourcing regional sub contractors & negotiating rates
  • Managing 20+ drivers including briefing and debriefing


To be considered you must be able to demonstrate:
  • 2+ years experience of transport planning
  • 2+ years experience in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • Sub contraction and back haul experience
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement
  • A commercial mind-set in order to maximise revenue
  • You must be commutable to Wakefield and be flexible on working hours

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered a salary of up tp £30,000 experience dependent.

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