Transport Planner (Days)

Logistics People
£26.5k per year
06 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
WS Transportation We have the below vacancies available in Runcorn. Tranport Days Planner (4on 4off 07:00 - 19:00) What’s the role? A brilliant opportunity has arisen for an experienced transport planner to join our team based in Runcorn on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the planning manager, you will support all transport planning activities to ensure business objectives, optimising transport plans across multiple contracts and customers within the steel, manufacturing and industrial sector , ensuring at all times a key focus on customer service and cost effective planning. What will I be responsible for? To develop and control an agreed amount of resource (vehicle, driver, flat bed trailers) ensuring all legal constraints are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU drivers’ hours regulations) Produce effective transport plans guided by the time based planning process Effective management of drivers through on-going communication supplemented by the use of falcon tracking Ensure that our in house transport systems housekeeping is completed to the required standards Understanding and achieving specific targets regarding utilisation, cost pence per mile (CPPM), wage to revenue, empty legs Review allocated customers making sure that work is planned to time and correct equipment is efficiently utilised Constantly communicate with customer services and drivers to ensure customer KPI targets achieved and maintained What kind of person are you looking for? The successful candidate should have the ability to work on their own initiative and the willingness to resolve issues. They must be able to organise their own workload and work in a pressurised environment and meet deadlines. They should have a confident and effective communication ability and comfortable dealing with employees at all levels. The applicant should also be PC literate with knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Some geographic knowledge would be an advantage. Give us a call today / drop us an email to find out more. This job was originally posted as