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Transport Planner Assistant

Confidential Distribution Permanent Not Specified
salary £27000.00  to: £30000.00   Annual
location City, Birmingham

Job Description

Transport Planner - Assistant

Salary: 27k - 30k plus excellent benefits

Role: Full Time Permanent

Location: Hull - Humberside

This is an excellent opportunity to join a large European organisation in a Transport Planner -Assistant role. You will be responsible for planning and providing support to road, Sea & Rail freight throughout the UK. This is a new additional role to the planning team and you will be able to add real value to the FMCG organisation.

Role Information: -

* To provide operational support to drivers and customers.

* Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and internal customers ensuring excellent operational performance.

* You will be responsible for giving effective and clear instructions using excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, in a professional manner to all internal and external contacts/personnel.

* Plan, book, record and confirm all appropriate transport arrangements.

* Operate the computer traffic system ensuring accurate data input, regularly checking and updating confirmations, transactions and orders.

* Liaise with drivers, shipping agents & freight forwarders supplying them with clear and detailed instructions.

* Assume responsibility for any consignment issues within the transport office, reporting these to the Transport Manager and effectively handling any queries.

* Provide calculations regarding sales and job costs in accordance with internal procedures. Responsible for issuing rate confirmations as and where necessary and recording these agreements.

* Arrange additional resource or alternative options to effectively cover all operational activity.

* Ensure planning carried out in the most efficient and cost effective way to achieve optimum margin potential.


* Logistics experience


* Familiar with using Excel

* Excellent communication

* Commercially focused

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