Container Transport Planner

Position: Container Transport Planner

Location: Witham

Hours: Thursday & Friday 09:00 – 17:30

Salary: £29,000 (Pro-rata)

Our client is seeking an experienced Container Transport Planner to join their reputable team part-time as part of a job share. Our client is the largest Employee Owned Logistics Company in the world, where employees are at the heart of everything they do.

This role will suit an experienced Container Transport Planner with solid knowledge and proven experience in Container planning. Our client is looking for a forward-thinking and enthusiastic team player to join their team.

Your key responsibilities as a Transport Planner:

  • Routing and scheduling vehicles to optimise fleet utilisation
  • Booking VBS slots
  • Arranging the release, collection and delivery of containers
  • Proven knowledge of geographical routes and driver regulations in the UK
  • Dispatching and debriefing drivers
  • Solid WTD knowledge
  • Hands on coordination of emergency response and resolution of road incidents
  • Liaising with customers and colleagues to ensure the operation runs smoothly and cost-effectively
  • Completing all administration tasks and dealing with infringements, so good attention to detail is required to ensure the accuracy of information
  • Maintaining company policies and procedures


  • Container planning essential
  • TOPS – Highly desirable
  • Planning FCL


  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (Pro-rata)
  • Birthday off
  • Company pension contribution
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Long service sabbatical
  • Contractual sick pay
  • Team builder events
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Pizza Fridays
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Day off for child’s first day at primary school
  • Free access to corporate memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Plus various other benefits

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Location Essex
Job titleContainer Transport Planner
Salary £29000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email
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