Transport Planner

From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Antalis is a market leading Paper, Digital and Packaging merchant. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative company who puts the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you are looking for a new challenge, or an opportunity to gain career development and learn new skills, then this is the opportunity for you We currently have a vacancy for a Transport Planner at our site in Dartford, Kent. You will be required to plan and co-ordinate the loading requirements of customer orders onto the Regional Distribution Centres routes, to ensure maximum efficiency and provide a next day delivery service to our customers. Key responsibilities: Plan and co-ordinate vehicle delivery routes Ensure legal compliance on Health & Safety and Transport Legislation (full training will be provided) Plan and coordinate the required staffing levels to ensure customer deliveries are met. Support the fleet maintenance for the site to comply with current legislation/VOSA and ‘O’ licence requirements. (Servicing, MOT,PMI) Responsible for all record keeping, ensuring all records relating to vehicle maintenance/defects and driver hours are correctly completed and up to date. Review, analyse and implement improvements to the routes to improve cost and service performance. Skills and knowledge: Must have good working understanding of transport legislation. Able to use Word, Excel, and email facility. Excellent communication / listening skills. Experience in a multi drop distribution environment. Good attention to detail Competent in the use of: Traffic, Warehouse & Business Management Systems Vehicle Tracking Transport Scheduling Systems Benefits with this role: 22 days Holidays Company contributory Pension PPE Equipment provided Flexible Holidays Cycle to Work Scheme Child Care Voucher Scheme Normal hours of working will be 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 2.00pm – 10.00pm. This job was originally posted as