Transport Planner - Nights
30,000 - 33,000
You will be joining a growing team at our clients Flagship Hub as a Transport Planner, you will hold a critical role within the business as you will be responsible for physically planning routes to ensure that plans are delivered in the most time and cost-efficient manner. Within this role, you will be reactive and proactive to ensure that any challenges are managed appropriately. You will display excellent geographical and industry-specific knowledge. You will run reports and ensure strong relationships with depots are built throughout your interactions.
The right person for this role will be an experienced Transport Planner with demonstrable experience in a similar role. It is essential to have a UK & Ireland planning experience and come from a Transport background. You will have excellent knowledge of transport compliance and understand the critical issues which could be experienced from a planner and driver perspective. Strong IT skills are also required.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed customers
Arranging and planning vehicles for distribution UK wide
Prepare route planning for a variety of fleet for new and existing business opportunities
Use of Paragon (Transport Planning tool) software to produce daily & strategic transport schedules
Plan multiple consignments into efficient loads utilising paragon
Provide supporting information for supervising and managing driver workloads
Produce transport plans that are both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability
Communicate planned activities to relevant individuals within Transport Team and customers located across the UK & Ireland
Produce KPI reports
Provide accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated
Communicate routes to and liaise with other Distribution Centres
WHAT YOU NEED
Knowledge of Drivers hours, tachograph and WTD legislation
Knowledge of transport systems
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organisational & time management skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work
Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.