Transport Planner job in Leicester City at Monster Job Warehouse

Transport Planner

Company: Monster (Job Warehouse)

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:May 16, 2014

Hays Logistics have been engaged by a leading transport operator to recruit a Transport Planner for their Leicestershire based operation. Reporting to the Transport Manager this key role is responsible for owning and managing the planning function, ensuring the timely generation of accurate schedules for the shunting, trunking and delivery to the distribution centre network. You will be responsible for the safe, efficient and cost effective management of planning activities for a fleet in excess of 100 vehicles and their loads. You will own all planning activities for full and part load consignments for direct and multi-drop deliveries UK wide. Creating and analysing transport routes ensuring commercial/cost viabilityUse of planning software to turn strategic plans into executable routesLiaise with sales teams and customers to forecast daily and weekly volumes Track vehicles out on routes and re-route if requiredSpeak to depots throughout the UK to ensure product is ready for collectionDealing with site and customer access issuesCheck driver hours, digital tachographs and keep accurate logs dealing with any infringementsApplicants need to demonstrate expertise and a strong understanding of Transport operations in busy multidrop environments. You may be a Transport Planner or Scheduler who is passionate about managing internal performance and delivering excellent service to your customers.You will need to have strong commercial awareness and outstanding planning abilities. The ability to solve route complications and excess volumes by quickly formulating plans, ensuring on time and complete delivery would be a distinct advantage. Experience of Roadrunner, Paragon or other planning systems is an advantage.Your normal working week will be a 4 on 4 off pattern working between the hours of 10:00 to 22:00. Our client offers a fantastic work environment with great prospects for development. You will be a valued team member and will be rewarded with a competitive benefits package.Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at View full job description
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