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Senior Transport Planner


£40000 - £50000 per annum


My client, a leading 3PL based in West Suffolk (North-East of Bury St Edmunds) is seeking a Senior Transport Planner

  • Salary: Circ 40-50k

  • Hours: Monday to Friday

  • Purpose of the role:
    To successfully manage the team to schedule the transport fleets for the FMCG Network within strict service and cost criteria. To monitor, analyse and evaluate the system and operational performance, recommending improvements. To lead the team with a cost awareness approach to support the network. Proactively support network integration demonstrating a one network mentality. To manage internal and external customer service against a standard set of KPIs and to operate in a structured and compliant way to ensure 100% usage across the Network

  • Responsibilities:
    To manage the team to build resource Plans for the FMCG Network ensuring the performance of KPIs are met and delivery is supported.
    Lead the roll out of a new system for the Southern region, acting as an SME for planning.
    Use of Quintiq / CTMS to enable Network synergies
    Deliver customer KPI levels Ensure Load fill and utilisation KPI's are met.
    To identify ways to continually improve the network efficiency
    Implement Operations Planning feedback within TMS to ensure plans are robust and accurate
    Set and manage fleet utilisation
    Managing Drivers rotas and resourcing the vehicles
    To manage and lead the team
    Sub contract excess work efficiently
    Deliver robust and achievable plans

  • Person Spec:
    Previous experience of working within a supply chain environment
    Previous experience of FMCG multi customer operations
    Previous experience of working within a transport environment
    Excellent knowledge of Planning principles
    Excellent National knowledge International CPC desirable
    Good analytical and numerical skills
    Good knowledge of Microsoft applications

  • Please contact Ruth on######### for further information.

Posted 16 days ago

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