Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Transport Planner (Chelmsford)

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Transport Planner to join a hugely successful Contract Logistics specialist at their operation in the Chelmsford area.

The Transport Planner will report to the Contract Manager and work closely with the Operations and Warehouse teams.

You will plan, direct and control the activities of the transport fleet including sub-contractors to optimise cost-effectiveness and use of resources. The Transport Planner must provide a high quality service to both internal and external customers.

The successful candidate will produce optimum vehicle, work and route allocation in terms of timings and cost. Ensure the fair and legally compliant distribution of driver work and complete the drivers debrief process correctly. You will also develop a network of national transport services to ensure services are delivered cost effectively.

In this role you will liaise with account executives, customers and associate companies to ensure that deliveries and collections are organised and conducted in line with customer requirement whilst actively seeking to understand customer operational requirements and identify any service or delivery concerns or failures.

It is critical to ensure delivery issues are fully communicated to operational teams and resolved timely and also ensure that we the operation is fully compliant with both driver and vehicle statutory and legislative requirements.

You will manage a portfolio of approved suppliers that allows the company to focus or concentrate company spend that equally delivers the optimum in terms of customer service and profitability and maintain a road worthy fleet including organising ad-hoc or regular servicing of vehicles.

Salary for this role is £40k, working a 48 hour week Monday to Friday (days). Hours can be flexible.

For immediate consideration send you 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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