Transport Planner

  • Location
    Colchester, Essex
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Transport Planner
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Transport Planner
£27k-30k per annum
Colchester, Essex
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm

My client, a leading haulage company based in Colchester, is currently seeking a Transport Planner to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join a business who can give you genuine progression within fast growing, forward thinking industry.

The successful Transport Planner will come from a planning background within the general haulage or pallet network industries.

The successful Transport Planner will have previous experience managing a fleet of Rigid / artic vehicles.


  • Routing of vehicles and covering deliveries across UK.

  • Providing good communication with our Traffic office teams and Drivers to ensure customer KPI's and targets are achieved and maintained.

  • Use in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency

  • Ensuring internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated

  • Controlling and planning of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers' Hours regulations)

  • Plan Rigid & artic work for following day

  • Warehouse checks

  • Review Manifest and update any amendments/ notes

  • Providing rate, quotes and processing customer booking

  • Monitoring delivery performance and advising customers of issues affecting time / completion

  • Undertake any other ad hoc project or task within the company as required

  • Competent IT literacy

  • CPC Holder an advantage, but not essential

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