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Transport Planner

WHBTP211118
£24,000 - £28,000
Permanent
OLD WOLVERTON ,
MILTON KEYNES

Company information:

We are a well-established 3PL company located in Milton Keynes offering comprehensive palletised distribution, general haulage and commercial storage.

We are a member of the Palletline Network with over 45 years in the distribution and logistics industry. We have a total focus on customer care and every employee is committed to meeting our customers’ requirements ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Benefits:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Auto enrolment in to the company Health Cash Plan
  • Auto enrolment in to the company pension scheme 

About the role:

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Transport Planner to join the ‘hub’ of our operation. This role will have a high level of contact with customers, drivers and work colleagues and therefore requires excellent communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of our traffic team, this role will encompass the overall planning of our vehicles, with the prime objective of achieving our customer collection and delivery expectations.
  • Plan and provide cover for absence and holiday using the provision of agency support as needed.
  • Ensure trunking trailers are in place as necessary for loading and manage the departure of trunks to ensure they depart site in time to meet hub bookings.
  • Cross reference all warehouse freight ensuring all freight is accounted for and exported where necessary and meeting set deadlines. 

The successful candidate would preferably hold a National CPC, have excellent geographical knowledge, both locally and nationally, and a strong commercial awareness, in addition to a high level of computer literacy and is fully conversant with transport legislation and driver’s hours’ regulations. 

The hours of work are Monday - Friday 14:00 hrs - 23:00 hrs

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