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Transport Planner

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorRoad & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted07 February 2018

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The Transport Planner will have the direct support of our Transport Manager who will assist to ensure complete success in maintaining our excellent service reputation whilst always maximising profit through development. The role will be based in a site in close proximity to Wigan.

Client Details

A highly reputable 3PL provider.


The role of the Transport Planner:

  • Planning a daily ‘LIVE’ diary to ensure the delivery of all orders whilst achieving prescribed KPI’s at all times and always in the most cost effective manner.
  • Monitor and challenge performance levels of drivers reporting directly to the transport manager including defect reporting and damage.
  • Managing customer relationships and expectations.
  • Ensuring the most economical means of delivery at all times.
  • Managing budget spend and reducing overall cost.
  • Ensuring all compliance requirements are met including health and safety.
  • Identifying and developing new ways of working to meet the needs of a fast paced working environment and changing industry


The ideal Transport Planner:

Your skills and experience
  • Transport planning experience in a fast moving, multi-customer environment
  • Drive, determination and a track record in delivering continuous improvement
  • The ability to use own initiative as well as work well within a team
  • A strong knowledge of Health & Safety at work
  • People management experience
  • Team player essential
  • Systems orientated
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • CPC preferable

Job Offer

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (DoE)

Hours: to be discussed at interview so candidates need to be flexible

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