Transport Planner - Bristol - £30,000 - £32,000 a year

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Transport Planner - Bristol - £30,000 - £32,000 a year

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£30,000 - £32,000 a year
Job type
Shift and schedule
Monday to Friday
A rare opportunity to join a growing 4PL Transport Solutions Provider
Great opportunity to progress your Career
About Our Client
Our client is a well known highly regarded 4PL Business based in Bristol, who are building a brand new team for a large contract win.

The company are based within the Logistics Distribution and Supply chain sector.

Job Description
The Key Responsibilities for the Transport planner will be;

Managing the Carrier drivers and capacity planning and keeping an eye on drivers on their routes. Keeping in communication with the customer and drivers with delays, breakdowns and any issues.
Allocating jobs to Carriers and building relationships
Identifying potential issues and creating RFQ'S for others carriers if suppliers are unable to deliver
Updating spreadsheets and communicating with management on performance
Liaising and understands infringements and can deal with effectively
Understanding driver's hours and legal driving time, working time and breaks.
Informing Carriers of vehicle allocations and any changes in their job allocation or route.
Ensure customer commitments are met, working with internal teams, and executing operational tasks as needed.
Manage customer expectations and provide an excellent customer service experience.
The Successful Applicant
The Transport planner will have had exposure to the following;

Worked within a Similar Transport Operation or Freight
Logistics experience within a Transport Operations or Carrier management
You must be self-motivated and have the ability to hit and exceed targets.
Excellent communication skills.
You must also have good customer services skills to deal day-to-day with all enquiries and cultivate relationships with customer and drivers align with Operations team.
You must be able to work under pressure and efficiently within time constraints.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
Transport experience (essential)
Commutable to Bristol
Available to work Monday to Friday
Training on Carrier Compliance provided
Commutable to Bristol
Previous Role could include; De-breif clerk, Transport Administrator, Transport Planner, Transport Supervisor or Shift Manager, Assistant Transport Manager.

What's on Offer
The successful Transport planner will receive;

Salary £30,000 - £32,000

25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays


Laura Frost
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+44 117 906 5521
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