Transport Planner

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH27200

£23000.00 - £26000 per annum

Transport Planner
£23,000 - £26,000 + Benefits

Role Profile
Our client, who is a leading business within their sector is looking to recruit an ambitious Transport Planner to join their team based in Birmingham. Working as part of a team of planners you will report into a Distribution Manager and plan daily routes for circa 30 vehicles. You will work Monday - Friday either 9-5:30 or 10-6:30 with flexibility required in line with business needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning utilisation and routing for all vehicles, ensuring all on time collections and deliveries
  • Maximise vehicle/driver utilisation and efficiency
  • Ability to prioritise and change routes as and when required
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries from customers, drivers and colleagues
  • Processing collections and deliveries on an internal system
  • Compliance with all 'O' licence requirements and all relevant legislation and best practice

Skills/ Experience Required

  • Transport planning experience
  • Strong geographical knowledge across the UK
  • Must be familiar with transport routing systems, as well as manual process planning
  • Ability to work under pressure in busy, fast paced environment
  • Team player with a hands-on approach
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate well with people at all levels within the Organisation
  • Attention to detail and organisation skills

Client information
Our client is a leading business with an operation in Birmingham

£23,000 - £26,000 + Benefits

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