Transport Planner – Part Time – Sheldon


We are recruiting for a Transport Planner for a permanent, on-site based role situated close to Birmingham Airport. This is a part time role and the working hours are 4am to 9:30am (30 min unpaid break), Monday to Friday. There is the future possibility for these hours to be extended to full-time hours, if this is of interest.

Job Overview:

* To effectively plan the activities of PAYE Drivers, Independent Service Providers (ISP’s), Agency Drivers and the resources necessary for the safe, efficient and economic movement of freight. All planning will be completed using the inhouse system for same day movements.

Job Duties:

* Answering inbound calls from customers and drivers quickly and efficiently.

* Receiving telephone and email instructions from clients and recording relevant details accurately on the company’s data management system.

* Maintaining customer service levels at the highest standard by ensuring a rapid response to requirements.

* Identifying needs and establishing client requirements.

* Identifying opportunities to improve service and share with Depot Manager.

* Planning optimum utilisation of Independent Service Providers.

* Planning optimum utilisation of all company owned vehicles.

* Routing the drivers runs to ensure that all timed services are adhered to

* Ensuring that regulations regarding hours of work, the operational safety and efficiency of the company and ISP vehicles and other statutory regulations are complied with together with the submission of all necessary forms pertaining to the company’s BSI record system and management reports.

* Ensuring minimal waste of resources and securing value for money especially in the area of subcontractor haulage.

* Sign out vehicle keys and PDA’s to drivers

* Maintain effective communication with the warehouse team to ensure there are minimum loading issues.

* Developing positive relationships with colleagues and team members and supporting the Depot Manager in attaining their goals.

* Establishing and maintaining the trust and support of colleagues, Managers and teams.

Experience & Qualifications

* Understands Health & Safety and Aviation Security protocols.

* Knowledge of Logistics and Freight forwarding function.

* Ability to handle pressure in unforeseen circumstances.

* Flexibility in working hours.

* Customer focused.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £22,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 22 per week

Salary: £22000/annum

Job Type: Permanent, Part Time

Location: B26, Sheldon, City and Borough of Birmingham

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