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Location: Earls Colne, Essex
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum + plus company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Transport Planner

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Planner to join a leading logistics business who specialise in transport, warehousing and pallet services. The role is offered on a full time, permanent basis at their site near Braintree, Essex.

My client is looking for a pro-active Transport Planner, experienced in the groupage/haulage industry with full load distribution planning expertise.

Directly reporting into the Transport Manager, you will enjoy the buzz of a busy transport environment and be responsible for planning a fleet of around 30, 18 tonne and artic vehicles.

The role requires an individual who has a real commercial focus and is competent in planning for both full and part loads and has experience of the general haulage industry and in working with 3PL companies. Your focus will be on making money, reducing costs and pro-actively looking at ways to make the whole operation as efficient as it can be. Excellent geographical knowledge is a given.

Identifying areas of continuous improvement will come naturally to you, and the end customer will always be a priority to you. It is essential that you possess excellent communication and organisational skills, are flexible, show a willingness in wanting to get stuck in and can work effectively in a friendly hard-working team.

It is essential that you have experience of working with planning tools and what is a requirement will be having the right attitude, working professionally, using your initiative and doing what it takes to deliver.

The hours for this position will be 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday.

Salary for this opportunity is £30k.

The business is a well-established, recognised brand and very successful in what they do

Contact Adam Deeprose via adamdeeprose@barkerross.co.uk for more information or for immediate consideration apply today!

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