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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£26,000 to £27,000 per annum
LocationsMerseyside, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted31 August 2017

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The Transport Planner based in Liverpool will plan and manage resources to deliver a cost effective delivery service. The planner will create and devise schedules in line with SLA's. Only candidates with previous experience in Transport or Traffic planning will be considered.

Client Details

A market leader who are expanding rapidly.


The role of the Transport Planner:
  • Ensure the most cost effective route is being utilised
  • Ensure all deliveries and collections are in line with customer requirements
  • Analyse the plan schedules against actual delivered schedules to understand areas of improvement
  • Minimise empty running ensuring you optimise your network to achieve the best utilisation of overall fleet capacity
  • Plan driver resource to ensure availability always, in line with driver hours
  • Ensure the completion of all associated records or reports and resolve any inaccuracies, issues or complaints
  • Communicate with drivers, sub-contractors and internal departments at regular intervals


The Successful Transport Planner will
  • Strive for success and be eager to progress
  • Be able to manage and deal with drivers
  • Be able to work independently and flexibly
  • Have previous experience in a fast paced planning environment ideally in 3PL or FMCG
  • Prior knowledge in various Transport Management Systems is essential (Paragon)

Job Offer

Salary: £25k - £27k

Hours: Any 5 from 7 (flexibility to cover all shifts)

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