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Transport Planners

Salary £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Coalville, Leicestershire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00067269
Published 9 months ago

Job Description


Macildowie are currently recruiting for Transport Planners working for a business based in Leicestershire. You will be responsible for the day to day planning of an allocated fleet of drivers and trucks, ensuring efficiency's are met in both load building and truck utilisation.

This is a permanent role Monday to Friday with shifts between 6am and 6pm


Using the transport system build loads and allocate to drivers.

Utilising truck and driver to achieve best customer service levels

Working alongside Tacho regs and WTD to plan the drivers day efficiently and achievably

Working closely alongside other planners and cover work as required

Answering and responding to all incoming customer and driver telephone calls in a prompt, polite and professional manner.

Liaise with drivers over the phone and face to face to resolve any issues that arise

Looking at truck revenues/profitability

Requesting vehicles from various collection points

Book drivers in for collections from various sites


Experience of Vehicle Transportation
Manual Planning Experience - Essential
Outstanding geographical knowledge
Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships and deliver excellent customer service
Strong PC literacy skills using multiple screens/software at any one time
The ability to work and remain calm under pressure in a busy environment
Independent thinking
Highly motivated
Flexible approach and team player

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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