Transport Planner

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
South East
Milton Keynes
Salary Description:
�26,000 per annum
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Transport Planner

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: �26,000 per annum

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 45 hours per week

About the Company:

Bibby Distribution Ltd has been operating under the Bibby Line Group umbrella since 1985 servicing household names from our 70 locations across the UK.

Our vehicle fleet includes 370 artics, 230 rigids and 1500 trailers operating from several million square feet of warehousing which provide employment for around 2,000 people. A planned policy of growth and development seeks to see this figure increase continually, through organic growth and selective acquisition.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to the health, safety, welfare, training and development of all our colleagues along with our excellent benefits package that is offered to all employees.

What is the role?

An excellent opportunity exists within Bibby Distribution for an experienced Transport Planner to become part of our operation at our Milton Keynes depot.

To arrange the delivery of the customer's product on time and in full using the most cost effective means possible and best use of available resources, whilst complying with Transport Legislation and Health & Safety.

Transport Planner Responsibilities:

* Plan all relevant customer deliveries utilizing the software available at site to ensure delivery windows are met.
* Liaise with the Driver in relation to delays and possible issues with delivery.
* Liaise with the Customer in relation to delays and possible issues with delivery.
* Develop back haul lanes with both BDL depots and 3rd party customers whilst maintaining fleet utilization.
* Source local agency drivers as and when required (in conjunction with our PSL) providing an accurate brief of job required.
* Source local sub-contractors as and when required.
* Complete a late load report in line with operational requirements and deadlines.
* Ensure loads meet safety standards.
* Manage the Drivers ensuring start times are adhered to
* Pre-Brief Drivers to ensure that they fully understand their instructions.
* De-Brief Drivers upon their return to ensure that all documentation has been completed correctly.
* Manage WTD Compliance
* Download Driver cards for analysis
* Comply with all Transport legislation reducing tachograph infringements to below the company target and adhering to WTD regulations.
* Conduct regular meetings/ reviews including probation assessments and return to work interviews.
* Ensure compliance with Agency Driver checklist.
* Communicate routes to and liaise with other Bibby Depots
* Record trailer information on all inbound/outbound deliveries and stand trailers.
* Administration of run shifts (file/ update globally)
* Fully understand agreed KPI's for Department
* All other transport office related duties

Transport Planner Requirements:

* Experience of working in a busy Transport office
* Knowledge of Drivers Hours, Tachograph and WTD legislation
* Knowledge of Continuous Improvement.
* Good standard of education
* IT literate
* Knowledge of Health & Safety
* Commercial understanding
* Knowledge of transport systems.

Transport Planner Benefits:

* 28 days paid holiday entitlement including bank holidays;
* Free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children;
* Extensive discount and savings scheme on thousands of high street stores and travel providers;
* Online access to your payslips, holiday bookings a

Contact Details:
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