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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £27,000 per annum
LocationsSomerset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs, Operations, Transport Jobs
Date Posted01 September 2017

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Transport Planner required to assist with the running of the transport office and the planning of routes for a fleet of vehicles operating on a dedicated contract

Client Details

Our client, based in Bridgwater, are an established Haulage business based within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain


The role of Transport Planner will require the successful candidate to work within a fast moving Transport office looking after driver and customer engagement as well as route planning. Responsibilities will include:
  • Efficient planning of routes to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and the changing of plans as required, based on demand and vehicle location
  • Maintaining an excellent standard of communication with customers, drivers (including briefing/debriefing) and the internal team
  • Booking loads and informing the appropriate teams of any changes, including utilising available systems
  • Subcontract work in an efficient manner to approved parties in line with company policy
  • Ensuring Health & Safety is adhered to at all times


The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • Experience working in a Transport office as a Planner, Coordinator or similar positions
  • Engagement with customers on a daily basis
  • Excellent IT Literacy and Transport system knowledge
  • Knowledge of UK Road Law & Legislation (CPC will be advantageous)
  • Ability to work in a fast moving environment and adaptable to last minute change

Job Offer

The role of Transport Planner will offer a competitive starting salary and benefits

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