Transport Planner - UK Pallet Distribution & Haulage

Freight Personnel
35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
15 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type

Exciting opportunity has arisen as a Transport Planner to work for a growing Pallet Distribution and Haulage Transport business in the Stoke area.

The role is to work on the PM Shift 11am to 9pm and will involve planning Full Loads, Groupage, Back Loads and Pallet Distibution

Roles & Responsibilities Of a Transport Planner

?? Communicate effectively with the other traffic planning team on a daily basis and get an immediate understanding of planned routes, vehicle allocations and driver availability.
?? React to vehicle defects and driver absence and cover with agency staff if necessary, in line with company procedures.
?? Preparation of customer paperwork. Maintain effective systems to ensure drivers receive the correct manifests and delivery paperwork including PDA's.
?? Commence escalation plan in event of any failures and ensure the Customers are notified.
?? Liaise with warehouse staff regarding pallet discrepancies and any other changes to planned routes and amend accordingly and ensuring all customers are promptly updated.
?? Progress check allocated jobs throughout the day, especially timed and am slots and check and respond to messages.
?? Answer and deal with other depot 'phone calls relating to their deliveries.
?? Support company HR processes.
?? Organise Backloads

The client is looking for experienced UK Transport Planners as this is a key role in the business.


GBP35,000 to GBP38,000 Basic
Good Benefits
20 days holidays