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Transport Planner - Bridgend

  • £22000 - £24000 per annum
  • Bridgend
  • Posted: 23/08/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 479100442

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner to join a large, fast paced 3PL provider based in Bridgend.

The salary on offer is £24,000 depending on experience.

Shift on offer 4 on 4 off shifts 6am – 6pm

The Role

As Transport Planner you will become a key member of the planning team based on site. Devising cost effective routes for the 3PL fleet you will work in line with strict service and cost criteria.

This is a dynamic, fast paced role where you will need to adjust plans to accommodate last minute changes in orders from clients. This role is everything in planning, from load fills, vehicle earnings to getting the vehicle from A to B.

Responsibilities include:

• Planning vehicle routes using the system 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, on time in full, service levels are consistently met and take appropriate action where necessary

• Maximise backhauling to optimise fleet utilisation and profitability

• Maintaining and updating the transport management systems.

The Person

To be considered you must have a minimum of 2 years' transport planning experience, ideally gained within a fast paced, logistics provider.

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

• Good geographical knowledge of the UK

• A driven transport professional with the ability work under pressure

Package and Prospects

On offer is a salary of up to £24,000 and additional benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with a successful and expanding logistics service provider.


Based in Bridgend and is commutable from:

• Barry

• Cardiff

• Port Talbot

• Porthcrawl

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