Transport Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
South East
£26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£26000 - £32000 Per Annum
SDW Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:

Transport Planner | Transport Operator | Traffic Planner

Are you looking to join a company that continues to grow & development? We have a position available with a UK leader in container transport that are looking to recruit a Transport Planner to join their Southampton branch working alongside a professional and busy team.

The Role:

As Transport Planner you will be coordinating container operations, routing of fleet to ensure deliveries are met in a timely manner. You will be responsible for maximising profitability displaying commercially awareness. Transport Planners will be tracking containers and reporting any possible delays and managing drivers. You will be handling any import & export documentation and solving any issues promptly.

- Provide excellent lines of communication with our customers and notify of any potential late arrivals/delays before due time and record on TOPS
- Control the trailer fleet in order to be aware of the location of trailers at all times
- Monitor customer service levels and take appropriate action to improve service levels
- Ensure that all work is covered in the most cost effective manner by own vehicles, road, rail and sub-contractors

Essential Criteria:

- Container operations experience
- Geographical knowledge
- Excellent Communication skills

Desirable Criteria:

- Previous Traffic Planner position

About the Company:

This is an opportunity with a family owned transport company who have grown to become an industry leader, one of the largest haulage companies in the UK. This is a chance to work in the container division, with a large fleet of vehicles fitted with the latest technology & tracking youll be an integral part of a forward thinking team.

Salary & Benefits:

Our client is offering between £26 - 32k for the right person, depending on experience.

Apply now for more information!

Contact Details:
SDW Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 02380336633
Contact: Dan Martin

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