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    £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

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    James Earl

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Transport Planner - Manchester - Up to £28,000

This Transport Planner is required to meet customers' requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo effectively and in accordance with company operational procedures and statutory requirements including Health & Safety to the satisfaction of clients and a return for the company.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £24,000-£28,000 depending on experience.

Day to day

− Communicate effectively in a professional manner with customers to ensure their traffic requirements are fulfilled in line with their booked instructions.
− Route and plan C&D vehicles, Multi drop Pallet network deliveries and collections
− Arrange with approved hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree prices where no tariff exists, to maximise cost effectiveness
− Maintain awareness of and follow transport regulations, where relevant to confirm to all statutory requirements
− Communicate with all suppliers and stakeholders in the delivery process.
− Ensure legislative compliance in all areas.
− Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
− Prepare correct documentation to the Warehouse/Haulage/Distribution department for loading/off loading cargo to vehicles, in a timely manner ensuring all hazardous requirements are met.
− Perform and correctly implement General Administration, e.g. invoicing, filing, queries in accordance with the companies' requirements.
− Communicate efficiently and effectively (via use of IT systems, email, telephone,) with internal and external customers, suppliers and other offices as required by operational procedures.
− Communicate with and pursue customers who have not made recent bookings.
− Irish Groupage and full loads


- Experienced in planning
- Good geography knowledge
- Experience in Pallet network

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