Senior Transport Planner
Advance Logistics Support specialise in the supply and recruitment of quality drivers, transport and logistics personnel. We pride ourselves on our honesty, integrity, industry knowledge, experience and look for candidates that understand and believe in our values so in turn will be an asset to our customers…
Advance are recruiting for an experienced Transport Planner on behalf of our key Transport client at their Biggleswade depot.
Reporting to the Transport Manager this position holds responsibility for the planning of delivery of products via the most efficient and cost effective means and the optimal utilisation of resources in line with current legislation and guidelines.
Hours of work:
Monday – Friday 08.00 – 17.00 (May be required to work weekends to cover holidays)
•Experience gained within a fast paced logistics Transport Planning position coupled with a good geographical knowledge of the UK is desirable.
•Well developed communication and relationship building skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels within the business as well as with customer contacts an external suppliers.
•The ability to think clearly under pressure and develop solutions to issues in real time as they occur.
•An understanding and knowledge of transport legislation, rules and guidelines including Drivers Hours, Tachograph and Working Time Directive.
•Knowledge and experience of a variety of computer applications including the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word) as well as specialised transport management systems would be an advantage.
This is an excellent opportunity in a well-established business, with the opportunity to develop a career and skills.