Transport Planner

Hamilton Mayday

A great opportunity for a transport planner to join a friendly family like organisation in Heathrow.
Planning for 13 Airport vehicles which involves meeting timed Collections & deliveries as required by customers.
Liaising with the drivers throughout the day and monitoring their progress to ensure they complete required work in the required timescales.
Liaising with Import & Export team, and third party in house customers regarding airline collections.
Communicating effectively with customers to keep them informed of the progress of their deliveries.
Organizing planning of vehicle availability for vehicle service schedule and maintenance/repairs of vehicles and trailers, such as creating schedules and monitoring associated costs.
Reviewing practices to ensure that transport is utilized using the most cost-effective solution
Using third party hauliers to cover loads beyond capacity of fleet.
Managing Day board, ensure this is updated for all consignments, with driver details and vehicle registrations.
Managing the import inventory within Multished, ensure Status 1 and BI’s are completed.
Completing customer reports, of Status 1, time collected, and time back to our facility.
Have an awareness of industry compliance and relevant legislation that the operation is subject to.
Answering any incoming phone calls and dealing with them in the appropriate way.
Carry out any other tasks required to keep the transport office and vehicles/drivers running efficiently.
Learning other roles within the business to assist in the future development
EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
Managers CPC Qualification is an advantage but not essential.
Knowledge of driver’s hours/working time directive regulations.
The Transport planner will ideally have 3 years minimum experience of working within the UK transport industry with good geographical knowledge of the UK would also be beneficial.
You must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office / Excel
CHARACTERISTICS
Excellent communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with drivers, subcontractors, customers, work colleagues and members of the public is a requirement.
Working under your own initiative regularly is a large part of the role after full training has been given.
You would need to have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to adapt to a fast-paced changeable environment and to take responsibility for decisions made at short notice as and when required.
need to have very good organisationa skills to keep on top of a variety of essential time specific tasks.

Skills:
Transport scheduling transport Planner

To apply for this job email your details to jo.19317.13382@susanhamilton.aplitrak.com.