Transport Planner

Wincanton Logistics
13 Jul 2017
21 Jul 2017
Role Profile We are recruiting for a Transport Planner to join one of our construction contracts in Derby. Key responsibilities: Manually plan multiple consignments into efficient loads. Utilising the in house system to ensure that the scheduling of deliveries is carried out effectively to achieve the optimum transport plan. Produce a daily transport plan that is both practical and achievable ensuring minimal cost and maximum profitability. Plan to ensure that customer service criteria requirements are met at all times. Book hauliers and assign own fleet drivers as appropriate to meet collection/delivery schedules. Ensure that the plan is clearly communicated to all necessary parties and maintain regular contact with the Transport Shift Managers. Liaise with other Wincanton sites to ensure optimum operating efficiency across the Wincanton network. Person Profile Excellent geographic knowledge. Planning experience is essential. General Haulage or similar experience preferred. Analytical skills. Good general PC skills – MS Office – Word, Excel and Power Point packages. Able to work under pressure in a time-critical environment. Good verbal communication skills. About us: As the largest British logistics company we work in diverse Industry Sectors such as Retail, Consumer Goods, Energy, Defence, Construction and Milk adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistic challenges. We put our Customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our Customers business’s better every day”. We employ approximately 17,500 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,400-strong fleet of vehicles. Our people are at the core of business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progression, as well as training, enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment. With continued success and business growth Wincanton have opportunities for exceptional Candidates… This job was originally posted as