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Transport Planner ( Remote)

  • Location:

    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Warehouse and Industrial

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £34000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Description

Remote - With occasional travel to Aylesbury

The Transport Planner will effectively support the day to day operations of the Depot through successful allocation of vehicles to ensue best in class service delivery.
The role will also ensure all Health and Safety standards are maintained and ensure that environmental and O Licence compliance is maintained.
As well as the transport activity, the role will allow hands-on activity to support with Employee Engagement, continuous improvement projects and covering items such as productivity and quality of service provision.

" Day to day management of operational staff in order to achieve best in class service delivery.
" Managing route efficiency and utilising optimum disposal outlets within the area to ensure effective use of vehicles and facilities.
" Debriefing of operational staff at the end of each working day to identify any challenges and support with swift resolutions.
" Managing driver availability and coverage in line with legislation and company procedures to ensure that there is suitable coverage at all times.
" Performing administrative duties including input of pay and bonus onto the company system and accurate input of disposal information.
" Carrying out visual safety checks of the fleet with guidelines to ensure VOSA regulations are complied with and liaise with fleet to minimise vehicle downtime.
" Experience of dealing with drivers, dynamically resolving queries with driver/customer whilst driver on route.
" Ability to plan routes nationwide across multiple depots. Benefit experience of Logix, Paragon or similar planning software.
" Good geographic & postcode knowledge of the UK.
" Excellent communication skills both verbal & written.
" Ability to proficiently multi-task as this role is in a fast paced Transport planning environment.
" Experience of a position of similar responsibility in the Services or Logistics industry.
" Good knowledge of the Transport and Logistics industry.
" Ability to plan, organise and prioritise effectively.


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