Transport Planner

​Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic individual with experience of working in the transport or logistics sector?

Our client, a fuels distribution company, is looking to grow their transport team with the appointment of a new Transport Planner. This role offers excellent career progression in the future and an excellent training programme.

You will be someone who is organised, flexible, a good team player with excellent communication skills and have a passion for customer service.

You are a strong candidate for this role if you:

  • Have previous work experience in transportation routing, scheduling or logistics

  • Have strong IT skills, in particular Microsoft Excel

  • Understand or have knowledge of EU driver’s hours and regulations

  • Are someone who has excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Can work as part as a team or independently

  • Use initiative to recommend process improvements

  • Work well under pressure in a time critical or pressured environment

If successful, your role would require you to:

  • Perform daily routing of tankers at designated depots, using industry specific routing software, maximizing transport efficiencies whilst remaining customer focused

  • Perform daily routing of artics to all depots to manage depot stock levels

  • Have daily communication with delivery drivers to ensure delivery schedules are met whilst remaining compliant

  • Contact customers to advise of delivery dates/times

  • Liaise with sales team on delivery queries

  • Deal with all driver queries regarding deliveries and being their first point of contact

  • Liaise with the Fleet Manager on vehicle maintenance and industry compliance

  • Provide daily updates to the team on vehicles, drivers, areas etc.

You will be based out of their North Lincolnshire office, working a 40-hour week. The company will look to offer a basic salary of between £25 and £30K for the right candidate as well as excellent career progression in the future and excellent training programme.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Lucinda Eyre on Tel. 07854 576318 or email lucinda@elevenrecruitment.com