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    Transport Planner

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Transport & Distribution
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 21/09/2018
  • Job reference: 36084_1537538284

An exciting position has become available for a Transport Planner to join a fast-expanding business based in Blackburn.

Due to continued expansion my client is seeking an experienced transport planner planning up to 20-30 deliveries per day to deliver to their customers across the UK. This role will be responsible for assigning and planning UK delivery routes.

Duties will include:

Ensuring our customers receive the highest standards of customer service.

Planning Irish routes and sourcing back loads.

Planning all UK and domestic deliveries and sourcing back loads.

The efficient planning of a varied fleet of vehicles to ensure maximum profitability.

Communicating with drivers, customers and Sub-Contractors.

Accurately process jobs within transport management software.

Process drivers weekly run sheets, job allocations and POD's.

Provide quotations for customers.

Assist drivers with job information and trouble shoot problems.

Requirements and Skills:

Previous experience working in a busy transport office routing vehicles.

A strong working knowledge of Office based IT including Outlook, Word and Excel.

Excellent Customer service skills.

Strong written, numerical and verbal communication skills.

A very good attention to detail.

Adaptable and resilient in a pressurised environment.

Be a team player with a can-do attitude.

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday to Friday

Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.