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Transport Planner

Job Description

Have previous Logistics experience and seeking a new Contract? See Below and Apply!

Our Client is seeking a Transport Planner to join and Friendly and busy team. You will be responsible for the effective planning of European loads which need to be achieved efficiently and in accordance with operating procedures.

This will involve: 

  • Working effectively within a team, sharing relevant information and providing support to other team members as required.

  • Assist with planning and organisation.

  • Evaluation of load configuration and routing to minimise costs

  • Adhere to documented processes, stating where there is room for improvement.

  • Provide clear and timely communication of proposed routing plans via traffic sheet. 

  • Communicate professionally and efficiently both internally and externally.

  • Continuous pro-active monitoring.

  • Report / escalate poor haulier performance as necessary.

  • Trip documentation, ensuring that transit documentation required by the driver is made available at the earliest possible opportunity.

  • Accompany planning department at site meetings, produce minutes and feedback.

  • Maximise all co-loading opportunities and escalate and missed opportunities.

Working hours will be Monday - Friday 7am - 4pm with 1 hour for lunch

This position is a 12 month contract and will come with an annual salary of £24,000. 

This application is handled at our Flitwick branch by Layla Penn