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Transport Planner

My client is a leading Freight Forwarding and haulage specialist in the who have a network of sites across the UK. Due to growth of their freight forwarding side of the business, they now require a Transport Planner to support growth across the Peterborough facility.


The role of Transport Planner has a number of objectives:

  • Completing the necessary reviews of and ongoing maintenance of delivery routes
  • Responsible for all aspects of the business's Transport Planning
  • Working alongside operational management on distribution strategy
  • Review of key KPI's
  • Completion of exercises to drive up both on-time deliveries & route efficiency
  • Planning and supporting the delivery routes at all depots on a day to day basis.
  • The completion of day to day route changes in both the core transport plan
  • It is essential you are comfortable using a variety with I.T. technologies.
  • The department uses routing & scheduling software on a day to day basis and it is essential you have working experience routing software.
  • The team also uses MS Office extensively with Excel being a mainstay of the working day.
  • Have experience in a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain environment.


To be considered for the role of Transport Planner you MUST be able to demonstrate:

  • 3+ years experience within Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain.
  • 3+ years experience of Transport Planning
  • Be able to communicate with confidence and be able to present your work in a clear and concise manner
  • To be organised and be able to work to strict deadlines in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to build working relationships and form part of a small hard working team supporting one another is vital along with a clear willingness to get involved and learn from others
  • Excellent IT Skills on Excel and Microsoft packages
  • Preferred working knowledge of road traffic, tacho & other relevant transport legislation.
  • Commutable to Peterborough.

Job Offer

On offer for the successful Transport Planner - Paragon candidate;

  • Salary - £28,000 to £34,000
  • Holidays
  • Pension Contributions
  • Additional Company benefits
  • Commutable to Peterborough
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Job Category
Job Type
£28000 to £34000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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