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Transport Planner

ReferenceJ8224_192655
RecruiterBis Henderson Recruitment
Industry SectorLogistics Services, Transport & Distribution
Salary£25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Benefitspension scheme
Town/CityTowcester
LocationsEast Midlands, Northamptonshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesTransport Jobs
Date Posted09 February 2018

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This well known supplier of products to the Building industry has a requirement to recruit a Logistics planner to be based at their central services offices near Towcester. This is a key position within the Logistics operation to help the business drive forward their vision to provide best in class service to their customers Nationwide. Reporting to the Logistics Planning Manager you will be working with their new transport planning software tool daily, aiding in delivering significant cost savings in driver hours, vehicles and fuel.

You will deliver effective operational plans using the planning software daily to create manageable transport plans for each of the 4 distribution centres and will trigger and access data interfaces between the ERP system and the routing tool. You will of course liaise with sales and operations teams about queries and issues and also with site operations to confirm that plans are viable and achievable.

Currently the fleet size of this division is around 35 but there is great opportunity to expand the role and technology across the wider group so ambitious candidates with a real desire to grow with the role would be given real opportunity within this business.

In addition to the Transport planning and routing, you will be expected to liaise with 3rd party haulage providers to co-ordinate deliveries carried out externally and help drive down spend on inter depot transport costs and minimise spend on external hauliers, further reducing costs through improved utilisation of the inhouse fleet.

Candidates must have demonstrable experience using automated transport planning software and producing and enacting daily transport scheduling for multi depot operations. You should be highly analytical, able to review and identify opportunities to improve transport operations through deep analysis and data interrogations. Also able to think conceptually, logically and strategically with superb IT skills to include particular strengths in Excel.

Working hours are Monday to Friday with shifts between 10am and 7pm latest.

Please send your cv to [link removed]le@bis-henderson to show your interest in this exciting opportunity.









Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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Bis Henderson work with businesses to hire professionals on a permanent and interim basis across professional, management and executive roles.

Specialising in Supply Chain recruitment, Logistics recruitment, Procurement recruitment and eCommerce recruitment, we deliver candidates that meet your objectives – every time.



For more information please call 01494 620 160.

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