An expert general haulage operation with speciality in freight forwarding, warehousing and storage and pallet distribution has an immediate opening for an experienced, pro-active, and driven Transport Planner to join their friendly, hard-working team in Leicester. This is a permanent position working on a Mon to Fri basis (days) with a small degree of flexibility regarding working hours.
The role requires an individual who has a real commercial focus and is a competent transport planner with experience of the general haulage industry. 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. You will need a good understanding of transport rules and regulations to include WTD and tacho laws in addition to having exceptional geographical knowledge of the UK.
You will very much be an advocate of team work, have a positive attitude to work and be capable of building fantastic relationships with the driving team, your internal colleagues and of course the customer base.
The qualities that are highly valued are professionalism, flexibility, an ability to use your initiative, client engagement and a willingness to do what it takes to deliver!
The culture within the group is "to make things happen" from both customers' requirements, through to supporting the development of all staff.
The appointment is open for immediate consideration so please send your CV without delay!
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.
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