Katie Meakin

Transport Planner

£35,000 - £36,000 Expires in 11 months


Transport Planner

An exciting opportunity to work within a fast-growing services company in Stoke on Trent is available within one of our key clients. We are looking for a hard-working and motivated individual with expert level communication skills as well as a demonstrable track record in Transport.

Our client are pioneers in this sector of ecommerce and you can become a key person within the business. Working as part of an already existing team you will be responsible for providing reliable support in a business that promotes entrepreneurship.

Main Duties

  • Communicate effectively with the other traffic planning team daily and get an immediate understanding of planned routes, vehicle allocations and driver availability.
  • React to vehicle defects and driver absence and cover with agency staff if necessary, in line with company procedures.
  • Preparation of customer paperwork.
  • Maintain effective systems to ensure drivers receive the correct manifests and delivery paperwork including PDA’s.
  • Commence escalation plan in event of any failures and ensure the Customers are notified.
  • Liaise with warehouse staff regarding discrepancies and any other changes to planned routes and amend accordingly and ensuring all customers are promptly updated.
  • Progress check allocated jobs throughout the day.


Experience Required

Experience of working in a busy transport office is essential.

Essential skills

You must have transport experience. You must be flexible to the needs of the business and be able to demonstrate your ability to communicate well.

Essential details

Position – Transport Planner

Location – Stoke on Trent

Salary – £35k

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