Independent Recruitment Specialists


Transport Planner

Clemence Rogers are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner to be based in Birmingham.

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: 26k - 30k
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 6 September 2019
  • Ref: 899273

The position involves:

·Planning and organising the activities of the Transport Operation, including the transition between the customers’ peak and off-peak activity periods.

·Meeting on a regular basis with Transport Manager to ensure that we are operating efficiently.

·Planning outbound and inbound traffic for a shared user Network operation whilst monitoring KPI for delivery on time, shift revenue and vehicle utilisation.

·Identifying and developing additional areas where we can add value to existing contracts.

·Ensuring that all contracted work is covered in line with customer expectations.

·Communicating collection times and delivery bookings with customers.

·Adherence to policies and procedures within the Business Area.

·The boundaries prescribed by HACCP must be observed, where relevant, at all times.

·Company Safe Systems of Work must be observed and followed at all times.This includes maintaining standards of personal hygiene, as detailed in SSOW and Company Rules Book, especially wearing of uniform and PPE at all times.

Essential Skills required:

·Previous experience of working within a similar role in the logistics industry.

·Have a good understanding of legal compliance, driver’s hours and WTD’s.

·Leadership Skills.

·Proven experience in customer relationship management.

·Ability to present to Senior Key contacts within the business and to the customer.

·Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

·Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

·IT literate including MS Office. Strong analytic ability in review data and reports.

·Starting salary between £26,500 and £30,000 per annum, dependent on Experience.

·Working hours 48 hours per week, Monday to Friday plus weekend rota.

·Free uniform.

·Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.

·Pension and sickness scheme*

·Leading industry qualifications*

·Mobile phone discounts*

·Referral Scheme.

·Strong culture of team work.

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