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Transport planner

Fri Jul 12, 2019 • Boardrm Transportation   111 Views    New Job
Job ends on Tue Aug 13, 2019


My client is looking for a experienced planner to work alongside the transport manager this person needs to be able to think on their feet and strategically plan nationally.

  • Ensuring drivers/resources deployed are on time and to plan (specific reference to fixed resource plan).
  • Ensuring deliveries are made safely and within industry and company regulatory requirements.
  • Efficiently and effectively coordinate the delivery of products to the agreed plan, ensuring optimal fleet utilisation.
  • Co-ordinating driver resources where necessary to support client requirements.
  • Liaising with drivers and other internal and external resources to deliver agreed SLA.
  • FPOC between Acumen and the clients.
  • Communicating order status updates to customers, advising of potential hold ups and suggesting alternative solutions.
  • Working closely with other teams across the business.
  • Ensure compliance with client and H&S requirements.
  • Co-ordinate and manage driver breakdowns, tyre call-outs and any other non-standard activity.
  • Support on-going maintenance plan as advised by Traffic Supervisor.
  • Co-ordinate activity between maintenance partners to minimise effect on day to day operation.
  • Ensure all events are recorded and reported.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience within a transport of logistics focused role, within a busy time critical transport office.
  • You will have first class communication skills, able to plan and manage your work load while working within a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to agreed levels.
  • Experience of people management and some supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of generic Transport Management Systems (ideal but not essential).
  • You will also have well rounded computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Excel and Word.


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