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Transport Planner - Nights

per annum

Transport Planner - Nights


£30,000 - £33,000




You will be joining a growing team at our clients Flagship Hub as a Transport Planner, you will hold a critical role within the business as you will be responsible for physically planning routes to ensure that plans are delivered in the most time and cost-efficient manner. Within this role, you will be reactive and proactive to ensure that any challenges are managed appropriately. You will display excellent geographical and industry-specific knowledge. You will run reports and ensure strong relationships with depots are built throughout your interactions.



The right person for this role will be an experienced Transport Planner with demonstrable and Paragon experience in a similar role. It is essential to have a UK & Ireland planning experience and come from a Transport background. You will have excellent knowledge of transport compliance and understand the critical issues which could be experienced from a planner and driver perspective. Strong IT skills are also required.



And, let's not forget, you'll be joining one of the UK's largest and most recognized distribution brands, where career, personal development and going the 'extra mile' is at the heart of their company ethos.





Manage the fleet and allocated budget for the proposed customers

Arranging and planning vehicles for distribution UK wide

Prepare route planning for a variety of fleet for new and existing business opportunities

Use of Paragon (Transport Planning tool) software to produce daily & strategic transport schedules

Plan multiple consignments into efficient loads utilising paragon

Provide supporting information for supervising and managing driver workloads

Produce transport plans that are both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability

Communicate planned activities to relevant individuals within Transport Team and customers located across the UK & Ireland

Produce KPI reports

Provide accurate routing information to ensure that delivery times and locations are coordinated

Communicate routes to and liaise with other Menzies Distribution Centres




Must have use of Paragon (Transport Planning software) to produce daily & strategic transport schedules

Knowledge of Drivers hours, tachograph and WTD legislation

Computer literate

Knowledge of transport systems

Strong attention to detail

Excellent organisational & time management skills

Ability to work well under pressure

Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work



In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, we provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.


31 Days Annual Leave (Plus, 2 Fixed)

Company Pension Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Life Cover

Eye Care

Free On-Site Parking


Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

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