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Transport Planner

per annum
Willenhall ,

Transport Planner


£26,000 - £32,000


The purpose of this role is to ensure that all aspects of the Transport function from the Base Site are delivered in a timely cost-efficient manner. 


Specific tasks include:


To create & deliver the Daily Transport Load Program in the most cost-effective way.

Manage the Fleet.

To manage & control all vehicle maintenance requirements to meet statutory regulations including: Servicing, Plating, MOT, Road Tax,

Monitor / regulate driver hours to comply with legislation.

Create load plans and all documentation.

Review cost effectiveness of planned runs.

Pro-actively review In-house versus 3rd Party delivery options.

Create KPI's to review departmental performance.

Regular communication with other departments on load / vehicle run management.

Create a culture of continuous Improvement within the department.

Monitor load efficiency by cost / weight & vehicle utilisation.


Essential Skills for the role:


Extensive experienced in Transport planning / Warehousing / Administration.

Experience of Fleet Management.

Pro-active & tenacious attitude & approach to problem solving.

Excellent communication skills.

Good computer / numerical skills.

Fully conversant with transport regulations, (vehicle & driver).

Exceptional customer service both internal & external.

Flexibility in operational working hours.



Monday to Friday 08:30am to 17:00pm




21 days holiday + Bank holidays, Bonus Potential, Pension


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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