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Four Recruitment
 
 

Four Supply Chain

Transport Planning Manager

Employment Type: PermanentLocation: LancashireSalary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

A well-established family owned supplier to some of the UK's largest; retailers, independents and wholesalers is looking to appoint a Transport Planning Manager to join their successful growing team based in Lancashire reporting into the Head of Transport. My client prides itself on supplying the highest quality by embracing the shifting markets and ensuring that their standards remain top of the game. People are their number one asset and they know that the key to the success of the business is ensuring that employees reach their full potential through development opportunities.

Key responsibilities for the Transport Planning Manager include:

  • Overseeing the day to day planning of a fleet of 80+ vehicles across the UK, including refrigerated and bulk trailers.
  • Ensuring effective fleet utilisation and the minimisation of empty vehicle running.
  • Manage a team of 7+ planners across a fast paced multi-temperature & multi-drop environment.
  • Ensuring effective planning of available labour and resource.
  • Maintain and build relationships with external customers and ensure their requirements are being met and continuously improved.
  • Work closely with the fleet management team to ensure vehicle compliance.
  • Management of the transport planning software and ensure the system is updated and used effectively.
  • Deliver a high level of customer service and ensure KPI's are met.
  • Work alongside the operations team to ensure driver compliance and agency driver availability.

The successful candidate for the Transport Planning Manager role will ideally have the following skills and qualities:

  • Previous experience leading a transport planning team, function or being in a senior planner role.
  • Experience of leading a team within a fast paced environment promoting development and continuous improvement.
  • In-depth transport knowledge including national planning, compliance & legislation and driver management.
  • Proven ability to drive on costs and efficiency within a transport operation.
  • Experience working with a number of planning systems.
  • In-house and third-party experience would be advantageous

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.


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Information

Application Email: claires.75553.12257@4recruiting.aplitrak.com

Consultant: Claire Sofield

Division: Four Supply Chain

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Lancashire

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

Salary From: 30000

Salary To: 35000

Vacancy ID: KS12_1618319644

A well-established family owned supplier to some of the UK's largest; retailers, independents and wholesalers is looking to appoint a Transport Planning Manager to join their successful growing team based in Lancashire reporting into the Head of Transport. My client prides itself on supplying the highest quality by embracing the shifting markets and ensuring that their standards remain top of the game. People are their number one asset and they know that the key to the success of the business is ensuring that employees reach their full potential through development opportunities.

Key responsibilities for the Transport Planning Manager include:

  • Overseeing the day to day planning of a fleet of 80+ vehicles across the UK, including refrigerated and bulk trailers.
  • Ensuring effective fleet utilisation and the minimisation of empty vehicle running.
  • Manage a team of 7+ planners across a fast paced multi-temperature & multi-drop environment.
  • Ensuring effective planning of available labour and resource.
  • Maintain and build relationships with external customers and ensure their requirements are being met and continuously improved.
  • Work closely with the fleet management team to ensure vehicle compliance.
  • Management of the transport planning software and ensure the system is updated and used effectively.
  • Deliver a high level of customer service and ensure KPI's are met.
  • Work alongside the operations team to ensure driver compliance and agency driver availability.

The successful candidate for the Transport Planning Manager role will ideally have the following skills and qualities:

  • Previous experience leading a transport planning team, function or being in a senior planner role.
  • Experience of leading a team within a fast paced environment promoting development and continuous improvement.
  • In-depth transport knowledge including national planning, compliance & legislation and driver management.
  • Proven ability to drive on costs and efficiency within a transport operation.
  • Experience working with a number of planning systems.
  • In-house and third-party experience would be advantageous

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you then please apply now for immediate consideration.

 

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