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Transport Planner

Reference13883905001_785372
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Town/CityPenrith
LocationsCumbria, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted20 December 2017

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The Transport Planner will be an essential part of the team ensuring safe, legal and effective routing of the vehicles. The successful applicant will work Monday - Friday plus 1 in 3 Saturdays. ONLY APPLICANTS THAT LIVE WITHIN A COMMUTABLE DISTANCE TO PENRITH WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Client Details

A highly successful Logistics Operation with a number of sites across the UK.

Description

The role of the Transport Planner:

  • Ensure safe, legal and effective planning and running of a fleet of vehicles and driver.
  • Plan collections and deliveries to ensure that customer service is achieved.
  • Develop and maintain excellent communication channels with all relevant depots to ensure an effective support network and continuity across depots.
  • Accurately input manual customer orders into the system.
  • Maintain regular communication channels with Drivers throughout shift and identify any issues that may affect the agreed collection and delivery schedule.
  • Communicate any issues that may affect the agreed collection and delivery schedule to relevant customers through the established channels.
  • Remain focused on providing an excellent level of customer service.









Profile

The successful Transport Planner will have:

  • Experience of working within a busy Transport Office.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels when dealing with Managers, Drivers and Customers.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Sound geographical knowledge.
  • The ability to prioritise your own workload with the emphasis on achieving the best plan and maintaining essential control of your daily tasks, according to the needs of the business.
  • A good working knowledge of current computer programmes such as Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • The ability to maintain a high level of performance whilst working under pressure.



Job Offer

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

Hours: Monday - Friday (1 in 3 Saturdays)

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