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Transport Planner

A growing transportation business is currently seeking a Transport Planner to join their expanding team. 

The company will provide training and allow you to develop your skills, but ideally they are looking for individuals with experience within the transport industry that are looking for a role with career progression.

The position will be on a permanent basis working within a transport department overseeing a fleet of 16 vehicles.

Job Role:

As the Transport Planner you will report to the Transport Manager and take responsibility for route planning across the operation.  As a business with over 16 vehicles this is a busy role that will require you to focus on route optimization and maximising efficiency within the fleet.  You will work to provide a prompt and reliable service to customers ensuring driver availability and resources are available to you.

In addition to managing activities within your own fleet you may be dealing with subcontractors each day.

This will involve arranging haulage with them, negotiating rates and monitoring service levels.

You must have:

  • A good understanding of the UK road network
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Previous experience in a transport office would be an advantage
  • High level of IT literacy
  • Must have a UK driving license

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more then the hiring company would love to hear from you! Please attach an up to date copy of your CV to the link provided and they will be in direct contact.

Good luck!


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £20k - 25k per year
  • Location: Coatbridge
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: RAV10
  • Posted: 2020-07-28 16:51:55 -

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