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Archbold Logistics

Recruiter
Archbold Logistics 
Location
Nuneaton, England 
Salary
Salary £23,000 - £24,000 
Posted
28 Feb 2019 
Closes
28 Mar 2019 
Ref
AB21022019 
Contract
Permanent 

Transport Planner - Nuneaton AB21022019

Transport Planner - Nuneaton

Archbold Logistics is a family owned transport business that has been providing first class logistics services since 1918. 

They now have an opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner to join their team in Nuneaton.

Salary £23,000 - £24,000

45 Hours per week

Monday to Friday, with 1 or 2 Saturday mornings per month with additional remuneration.

Main Purpose of Job:

  • To plan and delivery the daily vehicle plan by linking Nuneaton and other depot locations ensuring maximum earnings, excellent vehicle utilisation, making the best use of driver resources whilst delivering excellent customer service to our client base.
  • To complete daily driver de-brief with all drivers and ensure ongoing communications with the drivers during the day to ensure the execution of the Plan.
  • To ensure the efficient and profitable operation of the Company’s fleet all in line with the objectives and direction set out by the Company’s Annual Plan.

Main Duties and Responsabilities:

  • To route and plan all the Depot’s vehicles (Class 1 and Class 2) to ensure that the Company’s fleet and associated resources are maximised and that they operate efficiently and cost effectively.
  • To deliver excellent customer service to all our clients and improve where possible including ensuring that customer KPI requirements are met.
  • Ensure daily liaison is achieved with the Warehouse to ascertain delivery profiles.
  • To complete daily driver de-brief with all drivers and ensure ongoing communications with the drivers during the day to ensure the execution of the Plan.
  • Communicate in a professional manner on a consistent basis with customers/suppliers/business contacts via email and telephone. 
  • Assist colleagues in providing cover with other roles within the department as and when reasonably requested by your Supervisor or Manager.
  • Involve yourself with team principles that continuously endeavour to achieve quality, improvement & high performance.
  • Ensure the protection and good care of all the Company’s assets, equipment, materials and intellectual property and that there is no misappropriation of any by the job holder. 
  • Adhere to all Company policies & procedures relating to Health & Safety, Quality Control, Human Resources, operational etc.
  • Undertake any other duties to the benefit of the Company as reasonably requested by your Manager. 

SPECIFIC WORK BASED SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
  • Conscientious worker
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Possess an adept ability to prioritise workload
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Software Packages and Mandata Traffic Management System are desirable
  • Show proficiency in Working Time Directive, Drivers Hours, Tachographs etc. 
  • Show commercial awareness and be financially astute, being aware at all times of the consequences of inconsistent data and controls.
  • Transport Manager’s CPC qualification is desirable.

 

 

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