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Transport Planner - Containers

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Transport Planner - Containers

  • Location:

    Felixstowe

  • Sector:

    TRANSPORT, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum + 28 days holiday

  • Contact:

    Fran Ilott

  • Contact email:

    fran@wr-transport.com

  • Job ref:

    J6231743_1605088348

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Transport Planner is urgently required by a Freight Forwarder.

If you are an experienced Transport planner with a Container background and are looking to join an established and growing Container Transport business - please apply now!

You will be working in a small team planning the movements of containers UK wide and will have a crucial role in decision making and managing your own time.

You must have a background in Container Transport and have experience using the TOPS system.

The Package:
Circa £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Monday - Friday
08:00 - 17:00

The Role:
As Transport Planner you will be arranging the release, collection and delivery of containers
You will plan Driver routes UK wide ensuring adherence to WTD - dealing with any infringements
Planner will be using preferred sub contractors, only 10% of planning is using company owned vehicles
You must ensure all customers are kept up to date
All necessary admin must be completed
this role will also involve some General Haulage

The Requirements:
Container Transport & TOPS - essential
Excellent geographical knowledge
Experience sourcing and agreeing rates with sub-contractors
Manager CPC beneficial

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.