Transport Planner/Operator

£18000 - £23000

Job Description


Offering a salary of £18,000 - £23,000

Based in Birmingham (B37)

Monday to Friday – Rotating Shift 5.30AM-1.30PM / 12.00NOON – 8.00PM

We are working with a Freight, Logistics & Transport organisation that are based Birmingham (B37) and they have an opening for a TRANSPORT PLANNER/OPERATOR. This is offering an IMMEDIATE START!

This role will be working in a busy Transport Operations department from Monday to Friday on rotating shift 5.30am-1.30pm / 12noon-8.00pm and is paying a salary of £18,000 - £23,000 per annum, depending on experience.

The daily tasks and duties of the TRANSPORT PLANNER/OPERATOR will include;

  • Planning transport movements throughout the UK
  • Ensure all transport details are up to date and entered completely onto the system
  • Planning collections/deliveries
  • Routing vehicles across the UK
  • Manifest daily trailers and send pre-advices
  • Log and report weekly reports
  • Costing transport solutions with 3rd party carriers
  • Complete and administer activities in the Road Freight Department.
  • Monitor and deal with transport queries by liaising with customers, hauliers and other depots

For this role we require an experienced candidate who has worked in Transport, Distribution, Freight, Logistics etc and has strong administration and organisational skills. Good UK Geographical knowledge, and transport planning experience, IT knowledge & ability to build good customer and staff relationships, and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

** Only applicants with a 5 year UK work history and clean criminal record will be considered for this role. **