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Transport Planner

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Cheshire, Widnes
Salary
Up to £13.40 per hour
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Sector
Driving and Logistics
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

Manpower are now recruiting for a Transport Planner for one of our major clients based in Widnes.

Location: Widnes - WA8
Working Hours: 07:00-19:00 (4 on 4 off)
Pay: £13.40

As a Transport Planner your duties will be:

  • To ensure all administrative traffic duties are carried out as necessary and to a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • To allocate drivers to routes and vehicles, to ensure the cost-effective deployment of manpower and the achievement of contractual delivery times.
  • To liaise with your line manager to ensure the effective use of hire vehicles/sub-contractors minimising the cost impact to the business.
  • To ensure that details of vehicle accidents are escalated to line manager.
  • To ensure that defected vehicles are recorded on traffic sheets.
  • To ensure that the procedure for damaged deliveries is followed where necessary.
  • To achieve weekly and monthly KPIs as set by the business and / or Customer Service Level Agreements, escalating any issues impacting on these to line management.
  • To use all IT based systems in the effective delivery of their role including Microlise, Excel, Tachomaster,Trailermaster.
  • Ensures that appropriate communication methods are used to provide information to both internal and external customers as required e.g., debrief of drivers, dealing with customer issues etc.
  • To ensure that all traffic planning activity is undertaken in line with legislative requirements e.g., RTR etc
  • To ensure compliance with Company Health & Safety requirements highlighting any concerns to line management.
  • To support the management team in the development of other colleagues.
  • To demonstrate the Company Values in the undertaking if their role.
  • To undertake any other reasonable task as required.
  • To undertake any relevant training events in line with own personal development needs and business requirements.


A Successful Candidate will have:

  • Experience within a similar role.
  • Ability to take on a creative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent IT Skills (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Effective communication and customer service skills
  • To be able to adapt and solve problems effectively and efficiently.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner.
  • Administrative experience

If this role is of any interest to you, click apply now for immediate consideration!

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