Transport Planner

  • Job Reference: 1308
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + benefits
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced Transport Planner with a previous experience in a busy consumer goods environment, planning routes to independent and national retailers?

If you are a confident route planner with UK wide planning experience this could be the role for you. This is a fast paced business that is seeing increased demand for its products. They require someone with a keen eye for customer service, who is able to be responsive to changing demands and the ability to be calm under pressure.

Key responsibilities:

Create and track daily routing plans delivering all required transport movements

  • Monitor driver base to achieve deliveries within legislation and to company standards
  • Brief and de-brief drivers on their daily duties and KPI's
  • Maintain a high level of service in line with customer requirements
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure high customer service standards are achieved

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience either as a transport planner, planning multi-drop deliveries to retailers with excellent geographical knowledge of the UK 
  • A good understanding of transport/logistics H&S and environmental regulations
  • Organisational and time-management ability, thinking on your feet and solution oriented.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Problem solving and decision-making aptitude with a positive and co-operative mindset to get the best out of the Drivers you

Salary is dependent on experience £25k - £30k with benefits and pension.

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