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Transport planner

  • Location: Stanford, Thurrock, England
  • Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Logistics
  • Contact: Claire French
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01603615511
  • Job Ref: SF50493

Transport Planner - Salary Neg: DOE

Are you an experienced transport planner that craves pace? Do you thrive in a high energy / time critical role? Are you energetic, positive & friendly?
This could be the career move for you!

Large 3rd party logistics provider are searching for the right transport planner to support their busy team. Based in state of the art offices - and experiencing a period of great expansion, this household name forwarder are looking for the best local talent for this autonomous role.

With a core focus on staff welfare & sustainable growth, job security, prospects and mutual dedication is offered with this employer.
The existing team are led by an experienced and supportive Management team - who plan to continuously improve the inclusive culture and healthy ethos.

Offering all modes of services via air sea road, as well as storage and onward haulage - the successful transport planner will be an integral part of the overland team.

You will use your strong organisational skill to manage the daily job allotment for the depot - and striving to put your customer service talent to best use in all liaisons with customers and partners.

Your attention to detail will ensure all pallet network collections and deliveries are met - as well as organising and planning multiple jobs through 3rd party hauliers. You will be in the driving seat to ensure that fleet schedules are maintained, and de-fleeting vehicles are made available to the team.

Administrative skills will be effective when updating the computer and paper based systems, to record hire vehicle status, recovery vehicles and salvage.

Your responsibility for a healthy, workable and effective fleet is a key role to keep the wheels in motion for this successful transport operation.

A minimum 2 years' experience in a similar transport planning role is essential - in particular exposure to pallet network operations, and key knowledge of the highway code.

Are you an experienced transport planner looking for a new challenge? Feeling underwhelmed in your current role? Looking for job security in a growing company? This is the opportunity for you. Apply now!