Transport Planning Manager
Our client, who is a well established, medium sized Warehousing and Distribution business based in Merseyside, is looking to recruit an experienced Transport Planning Manager. Applications are invited from candidates who have experience of managing small transport operations and are hands- on in their approach. The successful applicant will have the ability to lead a team of drivers, carry out all administration duties and plan the daily routes for a small fleet of vehicles without the aid of any planning software. The successful applicant will also take full responsibility for ensuring the business adheres fully to all O Licence requirements.
Main duties include:
- Driver Management
- Overseeing compliance, ensuring regulations are adhered to
- Managing 3rd Party Carriers, ensuring Service Levels Agreements
- Overseeing team of 1 Planner and Admin Clerks
- Manual Routing
- Ensure maximum utilisation of own fleet
- Customer management, including clear communication
Skills & Experience
Applicants would ideally posses a National CPC, as this role will involve actively managing compliance for the fleet on-site. Applicants must have previous Transport Management experience in a medium sized business and be used to managing maintenance schedules, managing drivers, route planning, EU tachograph regulations, working time directive regulations and dealing directly with customers. This is a time critical operation and will require attention to detail to ensure that deliveries are made on time and in full.
Our client, who is a well established, medium sized Warehousing and Distribution business based in Merseyside.
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