Transport Planner - Temp to Perm

Supply Chain & Logistics
Job Type:
Salary range:
£17,680 to £17,680 per annum
£8.5 per hour
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

Transport Planner

My client, a major retail organisation which is undergoing a major period of sustained growth and organisational change urgently requires a talented and highly driven Transport Planner to join their Planning and Distribution division.

The role offers a fantastic career and developmental prospects for the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities

• Scheduling deliveries / collections of goods in order to maximise vehicle efficiency to its full potential.

• Route and load planning of the vehicles on the system

• Dealing with any delivery related enquiries / issues / delays - inbound / outbound calls and via email.

• Booking external carriers and dealing with any related queries / issues.

• Liaise with drivers, warehouse and other departments to ensure efficiencies

• Ensuring all unforeseen issues are being handled in such a way that champions the customer experience at

• Escalate customer complaints/major delays to the management team in a timely manner

• Produce reports as instructed by your manager in a timely and efficient manner

• Creating and amending standard operating procedures

• Supporting in testing new system features.

• Training new employees as and when required

• Any other reasonable request by your manager

Skill Requirements

• Excellent customer service skills and professional telephone manner

• Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage but not necessary as full training will be provided.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong attention to detail and highly organised

• Ability to work under pressure and react quickly to customer requirements

If this sounds like the job for you then do submit your CV and we'll be in contact as soon as.

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Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: Lisa Austin

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