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DATE ADDED: Fri 15/03/2019

Transport Planner (Weekend)

Wrexham, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Transport Planner


£25,000 - £32,000

Wrexham, North Wales

Shift Pattern - Friday - Monday 0700 - 1900

Key Responsibilities

* Arranging and planning for all orders within the fleet manually

* Planning for 60 Class 1 and Class 2 Vehicles

* Ensure work is planned effectively and allocate resources in a cost effective manner

* Route planning for a fleet of Arctic’s and Rigids

* Arrange back loads and collections for general haulage and trunk operation

* Supervising and managing driver workloads

* Monitoring driver whereabouts and the number of driver hours in line with the working directive

* Debriefing drivers, customer contact, query resolution

* Maintain and build strong relationships with both internal departments and vendors

* Work closely with the Transport Compliance Manager to ensure all industry health and safety and compliance is adhered to.

* Focal point for both external and internal customer contact with regards to transport issues

Skills and Experience

* Experience of working within a busy Transport Logistics office as a Transport Planner

* Multi-drop transport planning and ability to re-route at short notice

* General haulage and multi-drop experience (desirable)

* A comprehensive understanding of EU Drivers’ Hours Regulations

* Experienced within interacting with drivers

* A strong understanding of Microsoft Excel and Outlook

* Excellent communication and organisational skills

* An excellent grasp of UK road transport network

* Customer focused with strong customer service skills

* Self-starter who works well on their own initiative and under pressure

* Team player with a hands-on approach

* Willingness to go the extra mile for business and customer need

* Logical way of thinking

* Computer literate

* CPC (Desirable)

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Role: Transport Planner (Weekend)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Wrexham, Clwyd,

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