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Night Transport Planner / Router

The Business:

Our Client is a family-owned business with a friendly, fun, unique and dynamic feel to it. You certainly wont be another number here. The Company specialises in hazardous delivery, warehousing and storage, air freight, shipping container freight, pallet networks and general haulage. It operates over two depots using its own vehicles to provide transportation services to over 250 customers.

As the Night Planner/Router you will be primarily responsible for effectively loading all vehicles within weight maximising vehicle fill rates and routing all orders, ensuring the optimal balance between delivery speed, accuracy and quality vs costs.

- 100% pallet inbound and outbound scan compliance.
- Immediate notification to sender if pallets arrive incorrectly labelled, are sent to the wrong location/depot, wrongly Haz classified etc so costs can be recovered.
- Vehicles are loaded within safe loading limits by axel and overall weight using pallet scales as required.
- Routes are optimised for speed, quality and accuracy of delivery Vs cost of delivery.
- Ensure vehicle fill rate is maximised and the vehicles leave the yard on time every time.
- Set a culture of excellence and soaring quality insisting on the highest standards and enforce them.
- Be prepared to roll your sleeves up and get involved in key problems as required.

This job description is not exhaustive. You should be aware that you may be required to perform duties other than those for which you are primarily employed as directed by your Shift Manager. On occasions you may also be required to assist its subsidiary businesses.

Essential Experience:
- 2-3 years experience as a general haulage router.
- Night work.
- London knowledge and big inner city delivery experience.
- Vehicle weights and loading requirements.
- Warehousing and Storage.

Desirable Experience
- Palletforce Network.
- Hazchem Network.
- H&S.
- Hazardous delivery.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Fluent in written and spoken English.

Desirable Qualifications
- Driver CPC
- Driver Tacho Card
- Cat C driving licence
- No more than 6 points
- Moffett

Benefits & Renumeration
- Salary circa 30k.
- Performance bonus.
- Peoples Pension scheme.
- Cycle to work scheme.
- Free training Any course or training is available if it would be of benefit to the business and applicable to your role.
- 28 days paid holiday including Bank Holidays.

Shift Pattern
- Sunday to Wednesday 2100 - 0900 4 days on, 3 days off
- Wednesday to Saturday 2100 to 0900 4 days on, 3 days off


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South, Hertfordshire
Benefits:Basic salary circa £30,000; bonus; pension; cycle to work scheme; free training; 28 days holiday including bank holidays
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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