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Transport Planner

Location: Avonmouth

Reference: JS-TP-AV_1706104553

Package: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits list

Role:

Transport Planner, Avonmouth

Due to continued expansion following a takeover, our client currently seek an experienced Transport Planner to work in their Avonmouth depot (Bristol). They specialise in the distribution of palletised freight throughout the UK, with a daily throughput of approximately 600 pallets plus daily groupage consolidation for shipment to Scandinavia.

Duties:

  • Routing of Deliveries and Collections within the BS Postcode area.
  • Communicate with Customers daily via telephone providing them with answers and help to any concerns or questions they have
  • Communicate with other member depots within the Pallet Network to ensure deliveries are being made to schedule.
  • Data input onto our TMS - route planning the most cost effective way.
  • Dealing with drivers to ensure they are adhering to route plans, communicate ETA's and any issues to customers / depots.
  • Dealing with Warehouse staff and dispatching our trunks to our central hub.

Experience:

  • Experience in a Transport Coordination/Planner role - minimum 1 year
  • Have extensive knowledge of the BS and wider South West region
  • Good understanding and previous use of a TMS
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft
  • Comprehensive IT skills
  • Possess a positive can-do attitude towards work

Hours & Package:

  • A starting salary of up to £28,000 pa (depending on experience)
  • Excellent training, development and career path
  • Monday to Friday: 1300pm to 2130pm
  • 1 in 3 Saturdays: 0600 to 1100am

For more information about this exciting and rewarding Transport Planner career, please APPLY TODAY.

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