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Transport Planner - Day shift



Job Title

Planners, Transport Management & related


£26,000 Per Annum


Excellent Bens & Prospects



Contract Type


Talk to Supply Chain Consultant
Please send your application across & one of the team will contact you in due course. Many thanks.
(8.30am - 6.00pm)

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Transport Planner




4on 4off - Days






Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations.



Our client is a well-established & highly respected hauler covering the UK providing general haulage movements and we are delighted to assist them in their search for a Transport Planner on a 4on 4off basis 6am-6pm.



You will be responsible for the day to day running of their busy Transport fleet & drivers, with a focus to provide first-class customer service, routing and scheduling which supports and compliments the business. Your role is to be responsible for planning routing requirements across the UK in a very fast paced environment and managing drivers, resource and customers effectively.



Key Accountabilities:

  • Effective planning of resources (driver & vehicle) to ensure delivery SLA’s are upheld.

  • Ensuring that customer delivery levels are maintained at a high standard

  • Prioritising workloads & route planning – working pro-actively working to reduce missed time-slots & late deliveries

  • Ensuring any transport issues arising from customers & drivers are resolved

  • Routing a large fleet of 45 vehicles

  • Monitor compliance and effectively work with drivers to reduce infringements

  • Keep in close contact with the drivers & customers offering support and ensuring that runs are progressing correctly

  • Briefing & De-Briefing drivers

  • Provide quotations for customers.

  • Process drivers weekly run sheets, allocations and POD’s


Experience required:

  • Able to demonstrate significant Transport Planning experience within a very pressurized environment

  • Able to use initiative and common sense

  • Good geographical knowledge

  • Excellent prioritisation and organisational skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels

  • Up to date knowledge of WTD and RTD and all relevant legislation

  • Knowledge of planning tools such as Sterling/Paragon etc. and standard office tools like Excel




This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and growing business which offers progression through hard work and commitment and we look forward to your application.








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