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Transport Planner

Milton Keynes, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £28,000 - £28,074 per annum

GXO Logistics Supply Chain Inc.

Are you an experienced Transport Planner looking for your next role? Are you looking for that little something extra that will develop your career further? Do you want to work for a recognised employer that supports your career development? If you answered yes, read on!

We’re looking for a Transport Planner to join our team on our Waitrose contract in Brinklow, Milton Keynes. You’ll be responsible for route planning and developing & managing real relationships with customers and drivers. You’ll ensure that our transport department always runs in an efficient and effective manner.  You’ll work on a Monday – Friday basis, rotating over 5am till 1pm and 9am to 5pm. We ask for some flexibility as there maybe the occasional weekend… this is logistics after all!

Pay, benefits and more:

We’re looking to offer a salary of £28,074.24 per year, depending on experience. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Planning driver routes
  • Manage the day-to-day transport operation including briefing and debriefing drivers, monitoring drivers hours and ensuring legal compliance is maintained
  • Manage the Service and maintenance requirements for our fleet
  • Deal with customer issues and monitor drivers daily progress, updating the customers as required

What you need to succeed at GXO

  • Experience of working in a transport environment performing route planning
  • Knowledge of transport legislation, driver hours and tachograph, use of Paragon would be a plus but we can train you if not!
  • Computer literate (Strong excel, word & e-mail)
  • Excellent people skills – team player
  • Strong communicator both written and verbal with attention to detail

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.

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