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Transport Planner

Bamber Bridge, Lancashire
£28,000 to £30,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Transport Planner General Haulage & Pallet Network Bamber Bridge, Preston £28,000 - £30,000 Monday Friday, 7am 4pm / 9am 6pm I m currently recruiting for an experienced General Haulage Transport Planner to join a large family run business who specialise within general haulage and pallet network loads. They are seeking a Transport Planner to support the current transport operation in the management of the compliance. The Candidate; Transport route planning experience is essential Previous experience of working in a general haulage or pallet network operation is desirable Experience of working within a busy transport office Have a dynamic approach to solve resource and planning resolution/ modifications Man-Data planning experience is desirable ICT literate Have a basic understanding of Large Goods Vehicles (weights, dimensions and terminology) A good geographic knowledge A proactive approach to continual professional development An excellent team player, able to work on own initiative and make decisions An effective communicator A positive attitude towards customer service and continuous improvement Ability to question, challenge and improve upon existing processes Duties and Responsibilities; Review driver routes and plan to maximise efficiency Keep all customers informed of all failed services or significant delays Provide the communication link between customers and drivers Supervising and managing driver workloads Managing your driver s daily activities in line with the Working Time Directive and Driving hours. Planning vehicles around requests, challenges and changes Monitoring customer requests, allocating jobs and issuing instructions Keeping up to date with transport issues and dealing with changes to the days schedules Communicate fleet availability and issues to the whole team Liaising with drivers and colleagues to ensure on time deliveries Pre-brief and de-brief drivers on their daily runs throughout the day Troubleshooting critical transport related issues as they arise in a live environment If you have Transport Planner experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link. At Aspion, our core values have been built around the importance of transparency, innovation, passion and collaboration. As such, we are committed to open communication and the protection of your privacy. We have updated our policies in line with new General Data Protection Regulation laws to make it easier for you to understand how we collect, store and handle your data These can be viewed on our website
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  • Job Reference: 704908800-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aspion
  • Location: Bamber Bridge, Lancashire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent