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
THE ROLE & YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 SOUGHT IN THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
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
Flexible approach and team player
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