Transport Planner / Scheduler

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1374550

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Transport Planner / Scheduler based in Dromore Co.Down

Permanent role based in Dromore Co. Down

Job Title: Transport Planner / Scheduler

Mulgrew Haulage Ltd established in 1973 provide Haulage and Warehousing services operating an extensive fleet of new trucks and curtain side trailers delivering unit loads throughout Ireland and the UK. Servicing mainly the food, drink and packaging industries we pride ourselves on the service given to our many blue chip customers. Based at our Head Office in Dromore Co. Down an exciting opportunity has arisen to for an experienced and motivated individual to join our established Traffic Planning Team.

Job Summary: To plan the customers collections and deliveries in the most cost effective / efficient manner whilst maximising vehicle utilisation to meet the companies and customers’ requirements in a managed and safe environment.


  • Maximise Vehicle Utilisation
  • Plan routes to meet customer KPI and maintain driver’s hour’s legislation
  • Issue drivers with clear instructions
  • Ensure all drivers brief and de-brief completed daily
  • Maintain live Traffic Management System
  • React to changing situations to accommodate additional business and maximise service performance and reduce delays.
  • Monitor Vehicle movements
  • Create solutions for customer’s needs and requirements
  • Manage Customer queries and issues and keep informed & updated of all changes
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers


  • Preferably 2 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Self-motivated with strong problem solving skills with the ability to perform in a dynamic & pressurised environment.
  • Must be a Positive & Customer focused individual
  • Understanding of added value and managing the change process
  • Good geographical knowledge of UK & Ireland
  • Strong communication skills
  • Efficient IT skills to include Excel
  • Flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work within a shift pattern
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Must have experience in the Logistics Industry in a similar role.
  • Salary dependent on experience

Closing Date Friday 14th December 2018

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