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Transport Planner - Friday to Monday - 4 days

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Transport Planner - Friday to Monday - 4 days

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    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits

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    Chelange Joseph

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    24 Jun 00:00

Transport Planner - £29K - Friday to Monday - 4 days - 08:00 - 17:00 + on call

Transport Planner required for a leading UK Temperature Controlled Transport company in East Anglia.

As an experienced Transport Planner you ideally will have sound geographical knowledge and experience working with refrigerated vehicles (fridge work) or links to movement of food.

Sound geographical knowledge of East Anglia
Temperature Controlled/Refrigerated Haulage would be ideal - all transport office considered

£24K - £29K, Benefits to be discussed at interview

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

You will ideally be experienced in the following :

Temperature Controlled/Refrigerated Transport
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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