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Transport Planner

Our client, one of the UK's largest Logistics specialists are looking for an experienced Transport Planner to join their team


Duties and responsibilities for the Transport Planner role include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinate your own fleet, identifying efficiencies and cost-saving solutions for the business and their customers
  • Day-to-day management of Drivers including motivating, developing and inspiring your team
  • Brief Drivers daily
  • Manage Driver training programs to include Driver CPC training
  • Ensure all customer requirements (both internal and external) are satisfied on a daily basis.
  • Conduct regular driver/vehicle/trailers checks to ensure the highest standards of reliability and presentation are maintained as well as fleet control.
  • Act as a customer interface
  • Continually review and re-engineer the operation to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Management of all suppliers to include: Subcontractors, agencies, R&M service agents, fuel suppliers etc ensuring all operational costs are controlled.
  • Work with CPC Holders to ensure all VOSA 'Operator Licence' legislative requirements are adhered to
  • Present findings and reports to management


The ideal candidate for the role of Transport Planner will possess:

  • CPC holder or undertake CPC qualification
  • O-licence experience/exposure
  • Excellent multi-tasker with ability to "think outside the box"
  • Able to confidently and professionally deal with a range of stakeholders, and sometimes difficult characters
  • Knowledge of fleet or the ability to pick up systems with ease
  • Organised and methodical

Job Offer

The successful candidate for the role of Transport Planner will benefit from a competitive salary and the opportunity to work with a small, friendly team in one of the UK's leading Logistics companies

Michael Page Logistics
Job Category
Job Type
£25000 to £27000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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