Transport Planner

Heads Recruitment Ltd
£22k - 28k per year
13 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Job Title Transport Planner Salary £22,000 - £28,000 Hours 08:00 – 17:30 The Candidate CPC would be desirable Working knowledge of driver hours regulations Good geographical knowledge of the UK Previous experience within a Transport / logistics organisation Experience of managing conflicting priorities in a fast moving environment Ability to take a creative approach to problem solving. Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements Financial Understanding Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) Effective communication skills (verbal and written) Ability to work under pressure and react quickly to customer requirements Effective Customer Service Skills The Role To cost effectively plan and dispatch routes to achieve contractual delivery times, conducting remedial planning to effectively manage live changes to the plan. To ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism. To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets To ensure that the procedure for damaged deliveries is followed where necessary To achieve weekly and monthly KPI’s as set by the business and Customer Service Level Agreements, escalating any issues impacting on these Ensures that appropriate communication methods are used to provide information to both internal and external customers as required e.g. debrief of drivers, dealing with customer issues etc. To ensure that all traffic planning activity is undertaken in line with legislative requirements e.g. RTR etc. To identify and highlight to management any potential improvement opportunities To undertake any other reasonable task as required. To always display the highest standards of customer service. The Company My client is a well-established Logistics company with an opportunity to join their expanding team. HEADS Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial. View our latest jobs today on our website and follow us on LinkedIn. This job was originally posted as