Katie Meakin

Senior Transport Planner

£30,000 - £40,000 Expires in 2 weeks


Senior Transport Planner

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Transport Planner to join our client at their head office based in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.

This is a varied role, will suit a methodical and motivated individual who enjoys working in a busy transport department.

Main Duties

  • The planning and efficient routing of work for a large fleet, including the routing of outbound deliveries and sourcing of backloads, to meet customer requirements and maximise potential vehicle earnings.
  • The handling of incoming customer enquiries and bookings, via a combination of entry onto a customer portal, via email and by telephone.
  • Day-to-day management of the drivers to optimise performance and efficiency.
  • Constant liaison with the business operation.
  • Co-ordination of warehousing staff to plan loading and groupage.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of job details entered on the company database to reflect the delivery service completed, and the timely follow through of any queries or delivery issues, to ensure that the service has met the customer’s expectations.

Experience Required

3 Years + experience of working in a fast-paced transport office and you must have proven experience in Transport planning.

Essential skills

You must have Transport Planning experience, ideally in Haulage. Excellent geographical knowledge is also essential.  Excellent communication skills are also essential.

Essential details

Position – Senior Transport Planner

Location – Stoke on Trent

Salary – £30-£40k

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