Transport Planner

Michael Page Logistics
£20000 - £22000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Transport Planner - Leicester Client Details My client has a long standing and attractive contract base which is growing at a fantastic rate due to new contract wins, who are offering a great opportunity for a Transport Planner with a progression plan available in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector based in Leicester. Description The successful Transport Planner duties will include: Prioritise collection requirements based on customer analysis and route vehicles accordingly Monitor vehicle progress and performance on a daily basis and re-routing accordingly Communicate with drivers with regards to all relevant daily traffic/transport information Interdepartmental liaising to ensure vehicle maintenance Subcontractor communication The Hours of work for this position will be: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm Profile The Successful Transport Planner must have: Experience planning in excess of 30 vehicles 1 year Transport Planning experience Commercial insight to identify customer needs and develop plans to meet them Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with drivers to increase efficiency Risk awareness and evaluation skills and build contingency plans Able to sub contract and negotiate back haul rates An understanding of vehicle & driver cost An understanding of legal compliance for drivers and vehicles Job Offer The role of Traffic / Transport Planner will offer up to £22,000 depending on experience This job was originally posted as