Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: Up to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Ian Everett

Principle Recruitment Consultant

See more of Ian Everett's jobs

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 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 General 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.

This is a Monday to Friday day position.


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

All communication with us is subject to the conditions outlined in our privacy notice.

Similar Jobs