Transport Planner

  • £35000 - £40000
  • Heathrow
  • Permanent
Position Summary
- The purpose of this role is to plan vehicles and routes, to maximize efficiency and minimize costs for the company.

- Undertake the daily planning for 13 Airport vehicles which involves meeting timed Collections & deliveries as required by customers.
- Liaising with the drivers throughout the day and monitoring their progress to ensure they complete the required work in the required timescales.
- Liaising with Import & Export team, and third party in house customers regarding airline collections.
- Communicating effectively with customers to keep them informed of the progress of their deliveries.
- Organizing planning of vehicle availability for vehicle service schedule and maintenance/repairs of vehicles and trailers, such as creating schedules and monitoring associated costs.
- Reviewing practices to ensure that transport is utilized using the most cost-effective solution
- Using third party hauliers to cover loads beyond capacity of fleet.
- Managing PML/Seafrigo Day board, ensure this is updated for all consignments, with driver details and vehicle registrations.
- Managing the import inventory within Multished, ensure Status 1 and BIs are completed. Completing customer reports, of Status 1, time collected, and time back to PML/Seafrigo facility.
- Have an awareness of industry compliance and relevant legislation that the operation is subject to.
- Answering any incoming phone calls and dealing with them in the appropriate way.
- Carry out any other tasks required to keep the transport office and vehicles/drivers running efficiently.
- Learning other roles within the business to assist in the future development

Experience and Qualifications
- Managers CPC Qualification is an advantage but not essential.
- Knowledge of drivers hours/working time directive regulations.
- The successful candidate will ideally have 3 years minimum experience of working within the UK transport industry with good geographical knowledge of the UK would also be beneficial.
- You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office / Excel

Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP40,000
Shift: 4on - 4off - 06:00AM - 18:00PM

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Gary Prangnell Senior Driving Recruitment Consultant - Heathrow

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