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Transport Planner

Reference No:
Negotiable salary
Industry Sector:
Permanent – Full Time
Date posted:
17 July 2017
Expiry date:
17 August 2017
Job Role:

Company Description

We are looking for a driven candidate who can thrive in a fast paced logistics environment. The role will require daily communication with our client base, administering customer requirements within our IT systems and then allocating to our fleet of vehicles and drivers in an efficient manner.

Job Specification

The Role

  • We are looking for a Transport Planner/Administrator to join our growing logistics team, based at our modern new office facility in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Developing potential solutions to problems such as congestion
  • Assessing the impact of recent building developments, such as a new housing estate, on transport systems
  • Designing research methods and survey techniques
  • Modelling traffic flows using mathematical techniques and specialist computer applications
  • Analysing and interpreting data
  • Preparing reports and publications
  • Giving presentations about proposed transportation options
  • Acting as an expert witness during public inquiries
  • Staying knowledgeable about government transport and planning policy

The Person

  • An ability to stay relaxed under pressure is essential; equally, good listening skills, patience, and problem solving abilities are sought after.
  • Training will be provided on our logistics systems, but a good grasp of Microsoft Excel and Google Mapping for our local area would be helpful.

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