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Transport Planner


Tyne and Wear







Company Description

Our clients are specialists in their industry sector, they are looking to recruit a Transport Planner on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who has the required skillset.


Job Specification

The Role

  • You will be liaising with internal departments and drivers as necessary to answer any queries or problems regarding deliveries. 
  • Proven experience of working within a transport planning/coordinating role is essential
  • To maintain other forms of change so that scheduling of fleet and driver resources is accurate and cost effective.
  • Route and Load planning with exporting and importing from depots.
  • Must have excellent Geographical knowledge.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be highly organised with a high attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An understanding of drivers hours / EU rules is preferred however training will be given.

The Person

  • The ideal candidate will have previous knowledge and experience of planning routes/loads for a fleet of Heavy Goods Vehicles around the UK as it is essential that all vehicles are used to maximum capacity.
  • Strong IT Skills are essential in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Transport Planning software packages.
  • Good administration skills are required to prepare information for KPI reports and to analyse & collect data to present management information to the Director of Group Operations.
  • Great problem solver.
  • Excellent team player.

The Benefits

  • Day shift role.
  • Competitive pay.

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