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Transport Planner

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    £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits

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    Chelange Joseph

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    23 days ago

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Transport Planner required for a leading UK Transport company based in Lancashire.

As an experienced Transport Planner you will have sound geographical knowledge and experience planning and dealing with Transport UK Wide.

Sound geographical knowledge and experience of routing vehicles is essential.
General Haulage experience ESSENTIAL

Monday - Friday
Alternating shift pattern details on application
14:00 - 22:00

£25,000 - £35,000
Company bonus 28 days holiday, Pension, Free Parking

There is a team of 2 Planners
8 office staff in total
Team Size:

Fleet size 30
150 deliveries per day

The Role:

Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed order
Report to the Transport Manager the absence from work of drivers and staff.
Direct drivers for loading and unloading of consignments, goods and means of transport
Respect the law on road traffic and the traffic of goods
Communicating with drivers, subcontractors, managers & key personnel
Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency.
Providing accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated.
Accurately calculating supply costs in relation to each movement or transaction.
Obtaining quotes for transportation and also making cost comparisons.
Establish relationships with clients in pursuit of sustainable business relationships
Ensuring compliance with all current legislation and regulation
Reporting to the Workshop

You must have experienced in the following :

General Haulage
Dealing with Freight
UK Distribution.
Road haulage industry.
Driving regulations for HGV , Working Time Directive, Driving Hours etc.
Experience of Route Planning & Scheduling
Experience of Transport Management systems
Excellent Communication Skills

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