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Job Summary

We are partnering with a Transport and Logistics organisation seeking a Transport Planner to join their team in Thurrock.

Responsibilities;

  • Directly reporting to the Transport Planning Manager
  • Utilising the bespoke planning system to ensure that the scheduling of vehicles is carried out effectively and efficiently to achieve the optimum transport plan.
  • Produce a daily transport plan that is both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability.
  • Plan to ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Book hauliers and assign own fleet drivers as appropriate to meet collection/delivery schedules.
  • Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with both internal and external customers.
  • Liaise with other sites to ensure optimum operating efficiency across the network

Skills Required;

  • Experience of working in a Transport Planning Team
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Great UK Geographical knowledge
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Able to work under pressure in a time critical environment.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external customers

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Job Summary


Reference: 12133

Location: Thurrock, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 23 Apr 2021