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Transport Planner

Type of Role: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Trafford Park

Hours: 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Salary: £30,000 per annum, depending on experience, 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.

The Role:

We are partnered with a dynamic and rapidly expanding independent service provider operating within the material handling industry. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction and innovative solutions, our client has quickly become a leader in their field.
The ideal candidate will have experience working as a Transport Planner in a busy work environment where customer service is prioritised.
Our client, a family-owned business, values recognition and rewards its employees accordingly. If you have a passion for learning and expanding your skill set, this role is perfect for you. You will collaborate closely with the warehouse, sales team, service team, and accounts to ensure the best outcomes for customers.

Example of Administrator Responsibilities:
  • Plan daily workloads for the fleet of delivery vehicles, be flexible when needed to ensure customers are happy with the service provided.
  • Collaborate with the Transport Manager, Customer Service Manager, and the Warehouse Manager and Production Manager to strategise and manage logistics operations.
  • Plan jobs to ensure drivers are compliant to their drivers’ hours and breaks.
  • Dealing with queries and issues by telephone and email from our customers, sub-contract hauler’s and warehousing sites.
  • Maintain and update spreadsheets that generate customer reports and track deliveries.
  • Identifying and addressing problems, as well as handling any issues or queries that arise.
  • Assisting other members of the team when needed, such as with processing jobs.
Skills Required:
  • Experience as a Transport Planner is essential within logistics or engineering industry is preferred.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of drivers legislation is desired but not essential as it can be taught.
  • Must be confident using Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills.
Key words: Transport Planner, Freight Planner, Transport Analyst, Transport Strategist, Logistics Planner

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