Transport Planner

Recruiter
XPO Logistics
Location
Daventry
Salary
£23.5k - 25k per year
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Can you plan various routes alongside full trunks? Do you have experience of working in a busy transport office? If you`re looking to further your career with an award winning global transport company, read on We`ve won a new contract based in Daventry, Northamptonshire, so we are looking for a Transport Planner to join our new team. You`ll be responsible for planning drops across various routes by using SHARP and SAP so experience of using these systems would be advantageous. We aren`t expecting you to hit the ground running so will train you up to get you up to speed. As you would expect, it`s a busy and fast-paced environment, and you`ll need to be comfortable making decisions quickly and thinking on your feet. We need you to be able to plan already, so we`re looking for someone already working in a transport environment. Ideally, you will have experience of using a planning system and reacting to changes. You`ll be planning up to 20 routes so you will need a clear understanding of up to date driver legislation - driver hours etc. You`ll also need to be flexible to cover for your colleagues from time to time. The role is working from Monday to Friday on a rotating week by week shift pattern of 6am to 2pm and 12pm to 8pm. XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global logistics provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company operates as a highly-integrated network of people, technology and physical assets in 31 countries, with over 90,000 employees and 1,435 locations. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods more efficiently throughout their supply chains. The company has two reporting segments: transportation and logistics, and within these segments, its business is well diversified by geographies, verticals and types of service. XPO's European headquarters is in Lyon, France and its corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA. We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You`ll have access to various high street discounts, as well as childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks. If you have what it takes to transform the future, with a company ethos of `you grow, we grow`, then we`d love to hear from you. All applications will receive a response. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76832454