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Transport Planner

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    £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits

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    Chelange Joseph

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    24 days ago

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Transport Planner required for a leading UK Transport company based near Dagenham.

As a Transport Planner you will have sound geographical knowledge and experience planning and dealing with Transport UK Wide. Or have been involved in the Transport Industry.

Training is provided!

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

50 drivers and 10 office staff. 1 Planning Manager

Salary Range
£25,000 - £28,000

Hours of work consists of a rotating shift pattern:
Transport Planner works on rotating shifts 06:00 - 15:00 and 10:00 - 19:00 Mon to Fri.

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

The Role:
Transport Planner is required to join a growing team.
Transport Planner is required to route company vehicles cost effectively
You will be liaising with customers and drivers on a daily basis
Transport Planner must plan work in line with all road transport legislation & WTD
Vehicles and Trailers must be well maintained and service schedules met
You will be planning 10-15 Lorries a day from 4/5 depots.
Briefing and de-briefing drivers.

Interviewing ASAP!

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