Transport Planner

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25k starting salary
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Gloucester ,

Transport Planner
Mon - Fri 7am to 5pm

Job description

Our client is a family business and one of the leading privately owned palletised transport organisations in the UK. Established in 1979 they operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles. We offer a wide range of delivery solutions to our customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

Currently they are looking for an additional Transport Planner to join our team based in Gloucester, (07.00 - 17.00). Working within a small team, as Transport Planner you will have primary responsibility for ensuring the vehicles are utilised effectively throughout the day.

You will be looking after a fleet of 15 vehicles delivering palletised goods within the Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset, Bristol and Avon regions. It will be your remit to ensure a consistent delivery of high quality and cost-effective logistics both to the company and the customer.

Daily duties include:

Manage and plan the daily workload for the drivers
Communicate and direct drivers for loading and unloading
Build relationships with customers
Provide accurate routing information
Collection and processing of paperwork
Ensure that all current legislation and regulations are adhered to.

Who are we looking for?

The successful Transport Planner will have the experience, skill and flexible attitude to take on this role and thrive.

Experience within a traffic planning role is essential.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels, in a professional and polite manner.
IT literate.
Thorough understanding of transport regulations, including drivers' hours and working time.


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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