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UK Domestic Planner

Our client is one of the world's leading providers of forwarding and logistics services, specialising in intercontinental airfreight, sea freight and European consignments and the associated supply chain management solutions. Providing global integrated door-to-door forwarding solutions tailored to its clients' individual needs.

We are now recruitment for a UK Domestic Transport Planner / Administrator based in Colnbrook for a busy European road freight specialist.

You will be working in a busy, highly pressurised office and will be required to prioritise workloads, planning up to 15 routes a day , interacting with drivers and liaising with other depots in a multi collection / delivery distribution operation.

Your responsibilities include

Liaising with internal & external customers on a daily basis
To increase utilisation and profitability within the department by planning full and back load deliveries
To provide solutions to issues/ unforeseen problems which may occur from time to time
Ensuring that all KPIs and standards within the role are fully met
Briefing Drivers on a daily basis on their runs for the day
Ensuring all vehicles are utilised for space and time
Building collections as and where required
Customer contact for external carriers, transport companies and hauliers
Monitor and ensure final status and archived proof of deliveries are captured for every consignment and collection
Liaise with 3rd party transport suppliers ensuring timely status information is entered into the system
Perform daily afternoon driver debriefs ensuring all proof of deliveries are correctly completed
Assist with delivery bookings
Monitor key performance indicator figures and generation of management reports as and when required
Vehicle planning where required.
Logging and coordinating responses to invoice queries
Ensure that all local procedures are correctly followed by subordinates
Monitor supplier performance and source new suppliers where necessary
Mail and update financial KPIs daily
Raise purchase orders
Routing and planning domestic collections and deliveries using manual and software options.
Quoting, arranging and invoicing express transport

The ideal candidate should display excellent Full and Part Load domestic transport movements excellent communication skills, and be able to work within a busy/ fast paced team.
You will have a good knowledge of planning domestic UK loads freight industry, excellent telephone / interpersonal skills, commercially astute, well-motivated, organised and the ability to work well in a busy environment.

30 days per annum inclusive of bank holidays
Pension, Life assurance


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, Middlesex
Benefits:£35000 basic salary; 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holiday; pension; life assurance
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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