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Senior Transport Planner

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    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits

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    Chelange Joseph

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    about 1 month ago

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Senior Transport Planner is required by a Global Logistics specialist based in Reading - £30,000 - £35,000

A leading provider of Specialist Road Transport services is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Transport Planner.

You will be working in a busy transport office, routing the collection and delivery of freight around the UK and Europe.


Backload experience
Experience with a Haulier or Courier
Multi vehicle fleet experience
Excellent route planning skills & strong geographical knowledge
Outgoing personality with ability to build strong relations with existing and future clients
Manager CPC - Desirable but not essential

The Package:

£30,000 - £35,000
Full package to be discussed at interview


Monday to Friday rotating shifts: 08:00am-4:30pm/9:30am-6:00pm
'Out of hours' duty mobile will also be part of the role on a rota basis

The Role:

"To competitively win jobs, allocate resources, plan and evaluate jobs, all in line with Road Transport Legislation and according to the appropriate ADR Regs and security protocols. "

Positively liaising with customers maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction
Preparing pricing requests and quotes to win profitable Road business
Planning collections and deliveries for vehicles - vans up to 44 tonnes, drivers hours, driver qualifications, vehicle requirements and legal compliance
Using company software and systems to ensure efficient operations
Managing subcontractors
Prioritising workload
Directing maximum use of resources and minimal fuel costs through forward planning and back-loading
Briefing and debriefing drivers, ensuring Driver Hours /WTD and Tachograph requirements are met
Driving towards agreed contractual KPI's, financial and service goals

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.