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Transport Load Planner

Company Information:

Our Pallet Distribution client established 7 years ago are a family-owned and run, friendly and hard-working company offering transport, logistics and maintenance services to manufacturers, distributors, and online retailers, throughout the UK.

The Transport company are proud members of the a Pallet Network and also work alongside the largest online retailer in the UK. Due to unprecedented growth, they are increasing the number of vehicles and drivers within their fleet, to provide increased service and support to their Blue-Chip partners. They are growing their management-team in Avonmouth, to support continued business-growth and are recruiting for a Transport Planner & Co-Ordinator to assist with the general-haulage planning and management in a busy traffic-office.

Job Description:

- The role of the Transport Planner & Co-Ordinator is a newly formed and key-role within the organisation.
- The successful applicant will be responsible for planning and executing out and back loads to ensure that vehicles are utilised to maximum effect, complimenting existing work and contracts, as well as ensuring that loads are fulfilled on-time.
- The role requires strong people-management and organisational skills; combined with an ability to problem-solve and think on ones-feet to ensure that the above objectives are met.
- Previous experience in such a role is essential.

Essential Skills Required:
- Previous Losd Planning experience isessential, along with knowing what loads go on what trucks
- Excellent computer and IT skills.
- Demonstrable people skills and an approachable manner, whilst at the same time demonstrate assertiveness to ensure goals are reached.
- A strong work ethic.
- Ability to quickly make decisions and solve problems under own initiative.
- An excellent knowledge of Drivers' Hours and Working Time Directive.
- Ability to manage and coach new and existing drivers and team members.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Give strong instruction and monitor the performance of drivers through briefing & de-briefing.
- Excellent administration skills, ensuring that paperwork is completed accurately and on time.
- The successful applicant will be required to work a ten to twelve hour shift, depending on workload, Monday to Friday, with weekend standby required on occasion.

Rate of pay £28,000 - £35,000
Immediate start for the right candidate.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Hours . Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm or 8am to 5pm

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South West, Bristol
Benefits:£28,000-35,000 basic salary; Monday to Friday 7am-4pm or 8am - 5pm
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:38965/FP15506/P
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
Key Skills
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