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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£22,000 to £27,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Nottinghamshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted14 August 2017

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  • International haulier seeking transport planner
  • Based in the East Midlands

Client Details

A rapidly growing haulage firm that is looking to expand its Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain operation in the East Midlands and establish themselves as one of the premier hauliers. The firm has seen vast growth during its small history and is looking for an ambitious, forward thinking individual to join their team as a transport planner.


This is an exciting opportunity for somebody to join a fantastic organisation as a Transport Planner. Working as part of a close knit team you will be responsible for the following:
  • Planning of 25 vehicles on a daily basis.
  • Coordinating deliveries across the UK for a number of clients.
  • Brief/de-brief drivers at the beginning and end of their shifts
  • Confidently liaising with Drivers when briefing and de-briefing them
  • Ensuring maximum profitability of each given rout
  • Ensure relevant paperwork is correct (job numbers etc)
  • Daily update from the warehouse supervisor of all freight in holding bay
  • Co-ordinate with the planning and customer service department regarding delays and shortages etc
  • Daily update/trailer check of all out-based trailers
  • Responsibilities for routing vehicles within a fast paced, multi-drop environment

You may also have the chance to cover for the Transport Manager, and supervise the other planners.

Shift: Monday to Friday (Must be flexible around office ours)


The successful applicant for the position of Transport Planner will have the following skills and experience:
  • MUST have worked as a transport planner for a minimum of 2 years
  • Have experience of managing 15+ drivers
  • Ideally have worked for a leading Haulage or 3PL business
  • MS Excel Super User, highly preferable
  • BSc Logistics & Supply Chain highly preferable
  • Flexible with shifts
  • Excellent UK geographical knowledge
  • CPC preferable
  • Commutable to Beeston, Nottingham

Job Offer

Salary £22,000 - £27,000

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