I am sourcing for an experienced Transport Planner to join a leading Logistics company based in Oxford. You will be overseeing all aspects of the distribution and despatch process, including customer service and administration.
This role offers a competitive salary Monday to Friday on days on an initial 6 month contract with the view to go permanent. There will be remote working on offer after the settling in period.
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..
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