Transport Planner

Staffline Permanent
From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This global client are looking to complete their Planning team with a new Transport Planner who has experience within a multi-client transport environment where profitability is key. The role of the Transport Planner is to be responsible for devising the daily plan, securing booking slots that optimise fleet utilisation and ensure achievement of contractual Service Levels and maximised margin. Planning for a number of operational sites and securing booking slots that enable achievement of service levels and utilisation of own fleet. Maximisation of Core fleet utilisation Identify opportunities for "back haul" opportunities Optimisation of subcontracting to ensure maximisation of margin To ensure customer KPI's are met by planning effectively. Sub-contractor management To provide an effective and efficient operational and administrative service for the transport function ensuring legal compliance of drivers and fleet. To ensure that all training related to Health and Safety is adhered to and any concerns regarding Skills / Experience Previous experience as a Transport Planner – 2 years Knowledge of transport regulations People Management Influencing skills IT literate Negotiation skills Ability to balance conflicting priorities Understanding of driver hours & regulations & WTD Proven track record of planning and forecasting Written and oral communication skills Ability to work in a pressurised environment Previous experience of Transport network operations 2 years Transport administration experience This job was originally posted as