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Transport Planner

Location: Rugby
Rates: £30k per year
Type: Contract

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    Transport Planner

    Region: Warwickshire
    Rates: £30k per year
    Location: Rugby
    Type: Contract

    Full Description


    Logistics People are looking for a Transport Planner to join our team.

    Location: Rugby

    Working Hours: 

    • Monday – Friday 21:00 – 07:00 Shifts Available 
    • 4 on 4 Off 20:00 – 08:00 Shifts Available 

    Pay rate: £30,000 P/a 

    Logistics People are currently recruiting a Transport Planner to join our team in Rugby, based at our ESL Site.  

    As a Transport Planner for Logistics People your role will consist of various duties including but not limited to:

    • Effective management and planning of drivers, through on-going communication and using our state-of-the-art transport software
    • Controlling and planning an agreed amount of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU drivers’ hours regulations)
    • To ensure the daily plan is completed in real time managing resources effectively; maximising utilisation whilst minimising cost
    • Ensure that our internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated to an exceptional standard
    • Make regular use of in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency
    • Understanding and achieving key performance targets relating to the safety and efficiency of our fleet (including utilisation and costing)
    • Constantly communicate with our customer service teams and drivers to ensure customer KPI’s and targets are achieved and maintained


    What kind of person are we looking for?

    • As the successful candidate you will be able to work on your own initiative, with the willingness to resolve complex issues.
    • You should be able to comfortably organise your own workload and will be able to work in a pressurised environment to meet key deadlines.
    • You should be PC literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word in particular.
    • You must also have at least 2 years’ experience in a transport and logistics environment.

    What are the benefits of working for Logistics People?

    • 24/7 on-site support
    • Career progression opportunities
    • Modern Facilities
    • Great Rates of Pay


    Click to Apply OR Email us your CV To  

    Why Choose Logistics People

    Access to our online system – giving live visibility of all shifts worked and booked. Full visibility of pay rates and a direct contact to the team.
    Our dedicated team are available 24/7 to answer any questions or queries you have.
    We support you with training so you can meet the needs of the role.
    Great selection of jobs available to meet your requirements.
    If you’re interested please click ‘Apply Now’ or give us a call on 01536 726870!

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