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Waste Transport Planner

I have partnered with a growing Haulage business who have a national coverage and big presence in the area. Due to the continued growth of the business, they now require a Waste Transport Planner to take the initiative on the Transport operation between Monday and Friday.


You key responsibilities as Waste Transport Planner based in Peterborough will include:

  • Monitoring daily dispatch and planning schedules, making updates as required
  • Communicating with other departments (customer services, sales, finance, driving team) to ensure the daily dispatches are completed on time
  • Booking, agreeing and negotiating rates with external / 3rd party haulage providers if necessary
  • Assisting in route planning, preparation of load sheets, tracking delivery notes and supporting dispatch documentation
  • Preparing KPI information for management
  • Contacting customers regarding amendments or updates to deliveries
  • Organising collections and back-hauls
  • Completing transport administrative tasks relating to H&S, Insurance policy and claims, Vehicle checks, repairs and servicing, operator's license management
  • Tachograph and Drivers hours management


To be successful with your application for Waste Transport Planner you will have:

  • The ability to stay calm under pressure, multi task and prioritise workload.
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to get things right
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Excellent communication skills both with colleagues, customers and suppliers
  • Organised and able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent all round IT skills and proficiency in MS Office products including Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • An enthusiastic attitude and desire to do what is required to support the business.
  • MUST have a Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain background
  • MUST have worked as a Transport Coordinator or Transport Planner for a minimum of 2 years
  • Commutable to Peterborough

Job Offer

This is a full time role

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience

Plus: Holidays, Pensions Contributions plus additional company benefits packages and schemes

Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Job Category
Job Type
£30000 to £35000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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