Aug 24, 2017

Transport Planner (Nights)

  • UK Recruitment
  • Leyland, Leyland, Lancashire, UK
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Job Description

Transport Planner (Nights) £20,000 - £25,000 (Depending on experience) Leyland, Preston Tuesday - Saturday (Nights - 18:00 - 06:00) We are looking for a Transport Planner to manage 50 + units and 150 + trailers drivers in a major FMCG operation. The ideal candidate would be confident, passionate, have the ability to communicate well, able to work under pressure and have a manual planning and logistics background. Key Responsibilities * Booking/Planning cost efficient and effective routes * Co-Ordinating the drivers * Using a Microsoft Excel to route plan * Dealing with delivery requirements * Direct contact with clients and drivers * Being the first port for drivers and clients Skills and Experience * Basic knowledge of driver hours regulations * Manual transport route planning experience for a large fleet of Artics * FMCG transport planning experience (desirable) * Excellent communication skills * Great telephone manner * Experience of logistics and transport planning * Strong customer service skills * Logical way of thinking * Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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