Transport Planner

Zoek Pin Milton Keynes - This Area Only

Permanent (Full time)

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I am sourcing for an experienced Transport Planner to join a leading Logistics company based in Milton Keynes. You will be overseeing all aspects of the distribution and despatch process, including customer service and administration.

This role offers a competitive salary and you must be able to work 4 on 4 off basis.

Transport Planner Key Responsibilities:

* Maintenance and management of the Transport Management System

* Ensure effective and efficient use of driver and vehicle resources.

* Ensuring customer requirements are administered in a timely, controlled and recorded manner.

* Promote effective and efficient standards of work, in order to comply with transport legislation, company policy and Health & Safety legislation.

* Managing Driver hours, WTD rules.

* To carry out investigations or incident reports in relation to any vehicle incidents when necessary.

* Ensure all agency drivers are inducted correctly and compliance is monitored..

* Manage driver briefing / de-briefing including downloading driver digicards.

* Co-ordinate drivers including managing holiday and sickness cover.

* Query investigation and resolution.

* Preparing and submitting various KPI reports.

* Record, monitor & be proactive in achieving improved fuel efficiency.

* Writing and issuing of any driver procedures and site processes.

* Cross functional interaction (Warehouse / Drivers or Contractors / Customers).

* Undertake any other duties that are reasonably requested.

The Transport Planner will have:

* Good communication skills are essential with the ability to express empathy with customers

* Excellent written and verbal skills are essential.

* Experience resolving disputes in a fair and calm manner and be able to identify issues

* Planning or scheduling experience

* Knowledge of Drivers Hours, Tachograph and WTD legislation.

* Knowledge of Health & Safety.

* Knowledge of transport systems

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