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Transport Planner

Undisclosed Company
Southampton, Hampshire
£24000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Transport Planner - Southampton

Due to their success, a vibrant family run business that supply container transport services across the UK are seeking a new Transport Planner. Joining a small team of friendly Transport Planners at their rapidly expanding branch in Southampton, you must be able to work well within a team, perform well under pressure, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and have confidence in speaking with a variety of people over the phone.


  • Inputting & updating data using the TOPS Transport system
  • Providing great customer service when corresponding over email & telephone.
  • Assist with the routing of the company fleet & sub-contractors as effectively as possible to cover the workload.
  • Allocation of transport jobs and pricing these in the most cost-effective way with budget always in mind.
  • Liaising with Drivers, Sub-Contractors and Customers to ensure job completion and satisfaction.
  • Keeping customers informed of job status updates & late runners in a timely fashion.
  • Booking VBS slots for vehicles onto ports to collect containers.


  • Knowledge of the TOPS Transport System (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the container shipping industry (desirable)
  • Understanding of drivers working hours & transport legislation
  • Vehicle routing experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Knowledge of profit/loss
  • Ability to multitask in a busy environment
  • A good UK geographical knowledge would be beneficial
  • Team Player
  • Flexibility when required


  • Monday - Friday (07:30am - 17:00pm)
  • 1 hour lunch break


  • Salary £24,000 - £30,000 DOE
  • Free on site parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Company discounts scheme using online app
  • Social nights out with sister company, summer BBQ's and Christmas party
  • Free Refreshments
  • Relaxed Casual Dress code.

Interview will begin week commencing 4th July so apply today and I will be in touch!

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