Haulage Traffic Planner

Suffolk Recruiters
05 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Haulage Traffic Planner Required
Eye, Suffolk
Salary for this role is dependent on experience.

Our client are a National Haulage Company comprising of 150 vehicles and 200 curtain sided trailers. We deliver a variety of goods to NDCs /RDCs and Local distribution centres as well as carry a variety of goods from industrial to retail, from construction to aviation.

Duties Include - but are not limited to:
  • Planning, organizing and controlling activities related to transportation
  • Working closely with suppliers and customers to improve operations and reduce cost.
  • Coming up with solutions to availability issues.
  • Managing the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed order
  • Report the absence from work of drivers and staff to the Transport Manager.
  • Direct drivers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
  • Respect the law on road traffic and the traffic of goods
  • Answer requests from customers for proposals and orders
  • Receive and confirm orders for transportation
  • Organize transportation in the best conditions, in respect to the quality and the company's timekeeping standards
  • Find optimal solutions for transport and communicate solutions to the clients
  • Anticipate the probe to troubleshoot problems, if properly planned for the supply and cost-effective solutions and legal enforcement
  • Ensuring the personal safety / safe working environment of staff.
  • Communicating with drivers, subcontractors, managers & key personnel in logistics & distribution.
  • Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve efficiency.
  • Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
  • Accurately calculating supply costs in relation to each movement or transaction.
  • Obtaining quotes and making cost comparisons for transportation.
  • Accept group booking, after ensuring that the goods are not contraband or illegal goods, are weighed correctly and that the transportation charges required for transportation are calculated correctly
  • Schedule traffic route and optimize transport costs
  • Establish relationships with clients in pursuit of sustainable business relationships
  • Make progress reports and expenditure forecasting.
  • Maintain cleanliness in the office to provide perfect setting for other office staff to be able to work effectively
  • Ensuring compliance with all current legislation and regulation issued by government or local authority.
  • Ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety regulations