My client is is a Market leading 3rd Party Logistics Provider with a large UK Network pf prestigious contracts. This role is to be based in Gloucester and within the Logistics distribution and supply chain sector.
The Key Responsibilities for the Transport Planner will be;
- Reporting to the Senior Transport Planner.
- Utilising the Transport Management System to ensure that the scheduling of vehicles is carried out effectively and efficiently to achieve the optimum transport plan.
- Produce a daily transport plan that is both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability.
- Plan to ensure that customer service criteria requirements are always met.
- Book hauliers and assign own fleet drivers as appropriate to meet collection/delivery schedules.
- Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with both internal and external customers.
- Liaise very closely with the Warehouse and Transport teams to achieve the most effective plan.
- Liaise with other sites to ensure optimum operating efficiency across the network.
The successful Transport Planner;
- Experience of working in or alongside a Transport Planning Team.
- Analytical skills.
- Great UK Geographical knowledge
- Good general PC skills.
- Good geographical knowledge.
- Good verbal communication skills.
- Able to work under pressure in a time critical environment.
- Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external customers.
- Reliable, enthusiastic and flexible in approach.
- Working knowledge of WMS & Freighter would be advantageous although full training will be given.
- Will include an element of weekend working in peak periods
Working Hours are 08:00am - 17:00pm Monday to Friday
This role is based in Gloucester , it would be a great opportunity for anyone who is looking to start or rejoin their career in Logistics or a Transport Administrator looking to progress their career.
For the successful Transport Planner a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 (Experience Dependant)
33 Day Holiday