Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + 32 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Transport Planner / Forwarding Operator

Job Description

A great role has arisen for a high calibre Transport Planner / Forwarding Operator to join a hugely successful warehousing and distribution business, recognised as one of the largest privately owned transport and logistics companies in the UK. You will join a friendly team in the Birmingham area on a full time, permanent basis, working Mon to Fri 9am to 5.30pm

This is a great role for someone to join a dynamic, progressive business ideally with transport planning experience. This well established organisation has experienced year on year growth, and with further expansion plans, they have an immediate opportunity for a hard-working individual to join their team. You will enjoy the buzz of a busy transport environment and enjoy a variety of duties to include chasing hauliers for updates and ensuring that time scales are adhered to, reacting pro-actively to unforeseen issues that may impact on delivery times ensuring they are resolved as effectively as possible with the least impact on the business. You will also update the in-house system with driver details, update costs to avoid invoice issues, account manage certain clients to ensure their requirements are met and quoting new business to help the growth of the company.

The role would suit someone that is perhaps currently a transport de-briefer and/or planner that is looking for that next important career step who is keen to make a real difference to the department and overall business success. Opportunities for advancement are genuine for those that are looking for a career path within logistics.

The culture within the group is "to make things happen" from both customers' requirements, through to supporting the development of all staff.

Fort immediate consideration, 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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