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Transport Planner
Sector:
Supply Chain
Job Type:
Permanent
Location:
Lanarkshire
Exact Salary:
Benefits
Date Posted:
08-Feb-2019 03:55 PM
Ref #:
SCU/24960
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Transport Planner


An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Traffic Planner to join their team on a permanent basis. This role benefits from an extremely attractive salary of up to £33k pa.


You will be reporting directly into the Director and will be involved across the business.



THE COMPANY:


Our client is an experienced, respected and established Road Haulage provider. They have been providing structured logistics services to companies around the UK and Europe for over twenty-five years. From their base in Central Scotland, they provide Haulage services to varied clients, operating through a number of sectors.


They operate a diverse fleet which allows them to tailor their service specifically to their customers' needs.



RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Daily planning of fleet movements across the UK

  • Providing solutions to the changing circumstances out on the road

  • Managing priorities to ensure client requirements are fulfilled, whilst maximising use of fleet

  • Liaising and negotiating with customers and subcontractors in relation to haulage requirements and prices

  • To schedule and plan routes and ensure route optimisation and effective use of all company vehicles.

  • To ensure compliance of all internal and required transport policies, legislation and procedures are always being met (WTD and Driver Hours legislation.)

  • To be responsible for the day to day supervision of drivers.

  • To ensure the smooth operation of the Transport Office, compiling and maintaining documentation and management information.

  • To answer queries and enquiries from both external customers and internal communications.



REQUIREMENTS:



  • 3rd Party logistics transport planning experience

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills

  • Good communication skills both written & oral

  • Experience with using Transport Management software

  • Driving License is essential


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