We are currently seeking a skilled transport planner to work with our client in the Newton Abbot area. As a vital part of a close-knit team, you will be responsible for managing a fleet of up to 40 vehicles, ensuring their optimal utilisation, and maintaining a consistent delivery of high-quality, cost-effective logistics for both the company and its customers.
The ideal candidate for this role will possess the necessary experience, skills, and flexibility to excel in a dynamic work environment. Previous experience in a traffic planning role is essential, coupled with excellent communication skills to interact professionally at all levels. Being IT literate and having a comprehensive understanding of transport regulations, including drivers’ hours and working time, are crucial requirements. Additionally, applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.
- Efficiently manage and plan the daily workload for the drivers.
- Communicate with and direct drivers for loading and unloading activities.
- Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with customers.
- Provide accurate routing information to optimise delivery processes.
- Collect and process paperwork with meticulous attention to detail.
- Ensure strict adherence to all current legislation and regulations.
- Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time
- Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 12:00 – 22:00 (45 hours per week)
- Breaks: 1-hour lunch break
- Leave: 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Annual Salary: £27,424.80
If you have the necessary experience and skills to thrive in this transport planner role, we encourage you to apply.
Call Driver Hire (Torbay) on 01364 644149 for more information or email your application to email@example.com
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Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company. We can provide regular, ongoing delivery driving work. We treat you as the true professional that you are, and in our latest survey, 95% of our candidates said they were proud to work for us, and 88% scored 8/10 or more when asked if they would recommend Driver Hire.
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