Transport Planner

Yodel Delivery Network Limited
09 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Transport Planner


12 Months Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover

Yodel delivers 155 million parcels a year, generating revenues in excess of £400m. We’re a big business with ambitious plans to transform and become even bigger. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced transport planner to join the Yodel Operation in Wednesbury on a fixed term basis.

What you’ll be responsible for:

Ensuring the effective and optimum execution of all transport operations

Planning and coordinating customer requirements with transport resources to supply Yodel Sortation Centres and achieve delivery schedules to Service Centres.

Accountable for the execution of strategic and tactical planning within the Control Tower operation

Execution of all related activities ensuring agreed service levels are maintained across the network.

What you’ll need to show us:

Working collaboratively with key stakeholders across the organisation, including the commercial teams’, operations and finance

Experience and knowledge of transport planning operations

Advanced knowledge of transport management systems and route optimisation packages

Up to date knowledge of driver’s hours and working time regulations

Knowledge and experience of transport operations

Knowledge of Planning Systems such as GTS, ESP, Service Now and Microlise

Paragon Planning experience would be advantageous

If you are ambitious, open minded, thrive on challenges and enjoy working together as part of a team, we want you to be part of the Yodel story!

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