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Transport Planner
Supply Chain
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08-Feb-2019 03:55 PM
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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.


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.


  • 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.


  • 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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