Transport Planner (Maternity Cover)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1358174

 Job Description

Manpower is recruiting for a Transport Planner to join a leading logistics firm in Belfast (Maternity Cover).

The successful candidate will plan operational traffic and loads to and from Ireland, the UK & Mainland Europe. You will deliver excellent customer service with consideration for the cost incurred and the equipment available.

The Role:

  • Planning of daily collections and processing through IT system.
  • Allocation of vehicles to the loads as booked by the customer, bearing in mind aspects of cost, customer service, tachograph regulations and equipment availability.
  • Bookings of boats, bearing in mind aspects such as cost and customer service.
  • Regular tracking of vehicles and equipment.
  • Keeping customers and drivers informed of progress of transport delays and any other changes.
  • Ensure associated admin and shipping confirmations are complete

What we are looking for:

  • Previous Transport Planning experience from the haulage industry
  • Good geographical knowledge of UK and Ireland
  • Experience in dealing with customers and drivers
  • Knowledge of IT software including Excel
  • Highly organised and excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of transport legislation, driver hours and tachographs

Suitable candidates will need to be available for 12 hour shift rotations which includes weekends

Highly competitive salary on offer in £25-30k range