Job Title: Transport Planner – Nights
Jackson Hogg is pleased to have partnered up with a dynamic and forward-thinking transportation and distribution company dedicated to providing efficient and sustainable transportation solutions to their clients. We are seeking a talented Transport Planner to join our team and contribute to our mission of optimising transportation operations.
As a Transport Planner you will play a crucial role in optimising our transportation network, ensuring the efficient movement of goods and resources. You will collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to design, plan, and execute transportation strategies that enhance productivity, reduce costs, and minimise environmental impact.
- Route Planning: Develop and optimise transportation routes to ensure on-time delivery, minimise travel time, and reduce fuel consumption.
- Resource Allocation: Efficiently allocate vehicles, drivers, and equipment to meet daily transportation demands.
- Cost Optimisation: Identify cost-saving opportunities through route optimisation, fuel efficiency measures, and load consolidation.
- Compliance: Ensure compliance with all relevant transportation regulations, safety standards, and environmental guidelines.
- Freight: Ensuring customs documentations are completed on time and handed to drivers.
- Customer Service: Collaborate with customer service teams to provide accurate delivery times and resolve transportation-related issues.
- Proven experience in transportation planning, transport, or a related role. – Full training will be provided.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
- Knowledge of transportation regulations and safety standards.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.
- Opportunities for progression
- 20 days holiday (plus BH) increasing with service.
- Pension scheme
- Savings scheme