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  • Location: Birmingham, B2
  • Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Contact: Oliver Stone
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 733 2888
  • Start Date: 2022-07-26
  • Expiry Date: 24 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J4000-1
Transport Planner – Permanent Contract

Location: Birmingham City Centre (B2)

Salary: £23,000pa - £28,000pa (D.O.E)

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 6.00pm

  • Pre-planning the days of full-time contracted drivers
  • Re-planning and updating plans of contracted drivers
  • Allocating high-profile work for key customers to an existing transporter agent network, and ensuring that agents perform the work as planned
  • Grouping jobs together and identifying opportunities for transporter agents to move multiple vehicles in one job lot where possible
  • Using this experience to feed back into the Operations Director, identifying and mapping out opportunities to improve internal software system, and maximise backload opportunities

  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Experience of planning jobs for drivers and/or transport agents and maximising their productivity
  • Route planning experience
  • Highly computer literate and comfortable learning new IT systems
  • Desire to embrace change in the logistics industry
  • Proven attention-to-detail. It is a fast-moving environment, and you'll need to be able to juggle multiple priorities successfully
  • Any relevant further qualifications (e.g. CPC)

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