Transport Planner - 280 Ernesettle Lane, Plymouth PL5 - £32,000 - £34,000 a year

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Transport Planner - 280 Ernesettle Lane, Plymouth PL5 - £32,000 - £34,000 a year

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£32,000 - £34,000 a year
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Weekend availability
Night shift
Monday to Friday
280 Ernesettle Lane, Plymouth PL5
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Additional leave
Company pension
Employee discount
Free parking
Health & wellbeing programme
Life insurance
On-site parking
Transport Planner, Nights


At Gregory Distribution, we are currently seeking a Transport Planner in our busy Ernesettle Depot. This position involves complete planning and scheduling for the Plymouth Pallet Network operation.

The position of Transport Planner involves:

Planning and organising the activities of the Transport Operation, including deliveries and collections for circa 40 vehicles.
Ensure deliveries and collections are completed as per customer requirements whilst also monitoring KPI for delivery on time, shift revenue and vehicle utilisation.
Managing and de-briefing drivers on a daily/weekly basis.
Liaising with the warehouse to ensure that trailers and vehicles are available when required.
Ensure vehicle checks and defects are completed and recorded via Vehicle Check App.
Communicating collection times and delivery bookings with both internal and external customers.
Meet on a regular basis with Line Managers to ensure that we are operating efficiently.
Identifying and developing additional areas where we can add value to existing contracts.
Ensuring that all contracted work is covered in line with customers’ expectations.
Meeting daily revenue KPI Targets and reporting to the Transport Manager on a weekly basis.
Ensuring that all TMS systems relating to Pallet Network deliveries are updated and monitored.
Adherence to policies and procedures within the Business Area.
Essential skills required for Transport Planner:

Previous experience of working within a similar role in the logistics industry would be advantageous but not necessary.
Strong geographical knowledge would be beneficial.
Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Excellent organisational skills and prioritising workload.
Attention to detail.
Working to deadlines.
Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
MS packages to include, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Why Gregory Distribution?

Salary for Transport Planner is between £32,000pa to £34,000pa depending on experience.
Hours of work are Monday – Friday 16:00hrs – 01:00hrs but this can be negotiated at interview.
Occasional overtime available at weekends.
Additional holiday purchasing scheme*
Retail discounts with Hapi*
Retail Trust Wellbeing Support*
Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business.
Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.
Life assurance, pension and sickness scheme*
Christmas Savings Club*
Black Circle Tyre discount*
Leading industry qualifications*
Mobile phone discounts*
This vacancy is not entitled to the employee referral scheme.
Free Uniform.
Strong culture of teamwork.
So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, and we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

The Gregory Group require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

Interested applicants for the Transport Planner position should click the apply button below. For any queries in relation to the vacancy please call our Cullompton team on 0808 168 9048

External Website Applications: You will be redirected to the Gregory distribution Website where you can apply for this vacancy. You will be asked to complete a short application form and will receive email confirmation when it has been submitted.

Note to recruitment agencies: We prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.

*Subject to terms and conditions

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000.00-£34,000.00 per year


Additional leave
Company pension
Employee discount
Free parking
Health & wellbeing programme
Life insurance
On-site parking
Store discount

Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability
Work authorisation:

United Kingdom (required)
Ability to Commute:

Plymouth, PL5 2SA (required)
Ability to Relocate:

Plymouth, PL5 2SA: Relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person

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