Transport Planner

Transport Planner – Lichfield – Up to £33,000

Due to increased growth in the business, our client are looking for an experienced Transport Planner to join their team in Lichfield.

The role entails the efficient planning of their drivers delivery schedule and updating plans to fit the business’s needs.

Salary: From £25,000-£33,000 per annum (based on experience)

Type: Full time

Shift: Monday to Friday – 9am to 17:30pm

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery operation process efficiently
  • Route planning groupage UK wide
  • Daily input of KPI’s, delivery and collection issues, preparing paperwork
  • Prioritise workload and deal with a demanding transport plan, planning for multiple customers for next day and same day deliveries
  • Meet transport legislation commitment
  • Promote, and adhere to, good health and safety practices.
  • Monitor fleet maintenance requirements and liaise with our Fleet Department
  • Continue own personal development to keep abreast of technical, legal and training best practice
  • Liaise with Customers to help facilitate best practice for them

Skills and Competency:

  • Previous experience as a Transport Planner role essential
  • Experience working in a busy Transport office
  • Quality organisational skills
  • Strong communication and customer service skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the WTD, Drivers Hours, Tachograph and Transport legislation
  • Ability to prioritize own workload but also be able to work as part of a team
  • Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and CRM systems.

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

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Location Staffordshire
Job titleTransport Planner
Salary £28000 - £33000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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