Transport Planner

  • Location
    Rochester, Kent
  • Category
    Transport and Logistics - Transport Planner
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • OrganizationType



SALARY: £25K - £30K


HOURS: Monday - Friday 6am - 3pm

Office Angels are exclusively recruiting for a Transport Planner for a client of ours that are based near Rochester.

Key responsibilities include -


  • Managing the drivers and a fleet of trucks destined for varying UK geographic destinations.

  • Ensure the vehicles are planned maximising and utilising the fleet efficiently and maximising load income.

  • Ensure work is shared evenly between drivers as far as possible, considering the working time directive requirements, etc.

  • Planning routes to allow the best fuel efficiency

  • Conduct driver briefing and de-briefings as appropriate

  • Communicating with other colleagues to ensure a free flow of relevant information

  • To work with the wider team to develop an understanding of customer requirements and movement forecasts

  • To work with finance, ensure all work carried out is charged at the correct rate

  • Ensure load, delivery data and movement pricing are accurately entered into the computer system, producing reports as required

  • Customer service, office admin and any ad hoc office duties

Skills Required

  • Experience with the "Pallet Network"

  • Must have prior transport planning experience

  • Have a good understanding of the laws regarding driver's hours and the working time directive

  • Strong commercial knowledge - Keen to maximise revenue for the business

  • Be able to communicate to both external and internal parties

  • Good UK based geographical knowledge

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Laura Bull