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Transport Planner

Job Title: Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 6111
Contact Name: Emma Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Transport Planner
£20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Cast UK are looking appoint two experienced Transport Planners for our client who is a General Haulage company. Reporting to the Transport Manager, the successful applicants for this role will be from a General Haulage background and will be responsible for planning the daily workload for the artic fleet, which consists of 90 vehicles and 150 trailers, throughout the UK.

This position will be responsible for coordinating backhaul loads and the effective planning and utilisation of drivers and sub-contract haulage for deliveries and collections nationwide. It is essential that the successful candidate for this role has excellent communication and customer service skills as they will be dealing with queries by telephone and email from customers, sub contract hauliers and warehousing sites.

Skills & Experience
It essential that applicants applying for this opportunity have a full, clean driving licence

Key skills and qualifications include;

  • Able to work effectively individually as well as in a close team.
  • Able to make decisions under pressure and to a tight timescale.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential as this role will be the customers' main point of contact.
  • Organised with a positive approach and the initiative and ability to plan, prioritise work load and work to deadlines.
  • Integrity to ensure that standards are upheld and consistent regardless of external pressures and conflicting demands.
  • Must have good geographical knowledge of the UK.
  • Have a flexible and adaptable approach to working in order to meet the requirements of the business.
  • Be computer literate in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Enthusiastic person with a good work ethic, who has the desire to contribute to the company's ongoing success.

Client information
Our client is a General Haulage company.

£20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit