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Transport Planner

The client I'm representing are a specialist Logistics business in Huddersfield, which have a well-structured Transport division and have a huge focus on personal development.


As the Transport Planner you will have the following responsibilities:

* Effective trunk route planning of 100+ vehicles

* The effective resolution of problems arising in the network.

* Effective planning and management of both own-fleet and sub-contractor vehicles.

* A strong emphasis in cost-effective planning and the ability to maximise revenues for the business.

* Liaising with both drivers and customers with regards to scheduling within the network.

* Planning of back-haulage within the trunk network with a mind-frame of increasing fleet utilisation.

* Focus on providing efficiency's within the transport network, in order to maximise profits

* Aim to plan for around 150 loads of materials each week


The successful candidate for the Transport Planner will have the follow key skills & qualities:

* Strong experience in a similar centralised planning background with large companies.

* Experience managing vast trunking networks or Control Tower Planning experience.

* Route Planning experience for multi-drop deliveries.

* Experience of project management within transport, looking a maximising fleet utilisation.

* A knowledge of compliance and ADR regulations would be beneficial.

* A flair for customer service

* Experience of working to deadlines in a time-critical logistics environment

* A willingness to learn

* A drive to succeed and better targets

Job Offer

£25,000 - £30,000

Michael Page Logistics
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Job Type
£25000 to £30000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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