Transport Planner

MVP Search & Selection
Newport (Casnewydd)
Salary up to c£25 – 30,000 dependent on experience
11 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Monday to Friday alternate Saturday morning Excellent chance to join a dynamic logistics business, providing distribution services to a diverse customer base. Owing to continued growth, the company is currently seeking to recruit a Transport Planner to join its team at its depot in South Wales. Responsibilities will include: Effective planning and organisation of vehicles and drivers in order to achieve optimum resource utilisation Monitoring the daily plan, highlighting delays and issues Daily interaction with drivers and customers Communicating with internal and external colleagues Producing data for KPI reports Liaise with company workshops/service providers to ensure excellent vehicle maintenance standards Administrative duties to support the transport operation Skills/Experience Required: ü Ideally - previous experience of planning and routing vehicles in a fast-paced transport environment ü Ideally - working knowledge of transport legislation and its application – drivers’ hours etc ü Must have strong IT skills (particularly MS Excel) ü The ability to work under pressure in a busy environment ü Excellent administration and communication skills coupled with a commitment to customer care This role will suit you if you have previous experience in a transport operation and are keen to progress in this environment. You will need excellent general IT capability and will be analytical by nature. MVP Search and Selection has been placing Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing and Distribution professionals for 30 years. For more information on MVP, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website. MVP Search & Selection acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. This job was originally posted as