Transport Planner

Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910623
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Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded transport/haulage based organisation based on the outskirts of Halstead.

This is a great opportunity to join a business who can give you genuine progression within a fast-growing, forward-thinking industry.

You will come from a planning background within the general haulage or pallet network/groupage industries - with extensive knowledge of all major road networks and a good geographical knowledge of the UK.

You will have previous experience managing a fleet of Rigid/ Artic vehicles.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Routing of vehicles and covering deliveries across the UK
  • Previous experience in transport planning within a busy transport office
  • Providing good communication with the traffic office teams and Drivers to ensure customer KPI’s and targets are achieved and maintained
  • Use in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency
  • Ensuring internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated
  • Controlling and planning of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers’ Hours regulations)
  • Plan rigid and artic work for the following day
  • Warehouse checks
  • Review manifest and update any amendments/notes
  • Providing rate, quotes and processing customer booking
  • Monitoring delivery performance and advising customers of issues affecting time/completion
  • Competent IT literacy
  • Undertake any other ad hoc project or task within the company as required

This position will be Monday to Friday, working 8am to 6pm with occasional weekend working if required - this will be on a very ad hoc basis.

Free parking is available on site.


Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079