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Transport Planner


  • £27000 - £28000 per annum
  • Nottingham
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100302

Job Details

BJD have been engaged to find a dedicated Transport Planner for a Regional Distribution Centre based in South Nottingham. Salary on offer is c£28,000.

The Company

The company is a well-established transport provider.

The Role

As a Transport Planner, you will be responsible for the planning of a fleet in order to maintain excellent quality of delivery. You will be responsible for the effective planning of both inbound and outbound loads ensuring it is executed in an efficient and cost effective manor. This must be achieved efficiently and in accordance with strict operating procedures ensuring optimum communication with clients and customers.

Key Responsibilities

• Plan vehicle routes using systems such as Paragon as well as manual planning where required

• Enhance profitability by highlighting cost reduction improvements and identify new opportunities

• Liaise with the team to ensure that store service levels are consistently met and take appropriate action where necessary

• Produce daily collection and delivery schedules

• Manage the mapping data to ensure the information is relevant and up to date on the system

• Management of drivers

The Person

You will be a dedicated Transport Planner used to dealing with all aspects of planning, systems and legislations in a fast paced environment. You must have:

• Transport planning experience is a must

• Paragon experience

• Demonstrable experience of back hauling

• Comprehensive knowledge of transport legislation including drivers hours and fleet requirements

• Good geographical knowledge of UK.

• A driven transport professional willing to work hard.

• Paragon planning and routing experience and an understanding of manual planning

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Location is based in South Nottingham

Easily commutable from:

• Burton on Trent

• Derby

• Kegworth

• Long Eaton

• Loughborough

• Quorn

• Grantham

• Newark-on-Trent

• East Leake

• Shepshed

Package and Prospects

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company who have an excellent reputation for developing talent.

On offer is a salary is up to £28,000.

As the leading Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Production recruitment specialist we provide a range of services tailored to deliver resourcing solutions to clients needs.

If you are interested please phone Corey Carson (01858 455098)