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Traffic Planner

Traffic Planner
Trafford Park
£24000 - £26000

Our client is one of the leading distribution and warehousing companies in the industry with a state art Distribution and Logistics Centre in the North of England. They offer a full range of services including UK Next Day Delivery services as well as Warehousing and Pallet Distribution services.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen at their Depot in Trafford Park for a Traffic Planner. Your role will involve planning and directing the running of the companys fleet and its drivers safely within the boundaries of all current transport legislation, whilst maintaining profitability and ensuring quality and utilisation targets are met.

Your role will involve handling...
Driver departures and any timed deliveries/collections/Drivers progress whilst logging details and dealing with issues
Manage trailers
Control use and costs relating to hire vehicles
Prepare tonight's/tomorrow's run sheets (incl booking required drivers and hire vehicles)
Produce KPIs for traffic team
Manage vehicle collections sheet
Debrief drivers
Log/management of NCR's
Production of traffic reports
Screen management
Support team members if required.
Regular general inspection of all fleet for damage and cleanliness
Control service/repair preparation
Label allocation and distribution
Daily warehouse plan.
To ensure all deliveries/collections are made and any failure reported to line manager with appropriate reasons in real time.
Management of driver hours to ensure maximum utilisation of hours.
Communicate any issues that could compromise service.

In order to apply for this role you will have traffic planning experience, you will also need to understand how both a pallet network and groupage network works, be able to make decisions on the spot in a live environment
The monitoring of weekly KPI`s will play a part in the role plus the controlling the costs of the fleet and these will be measured at monthly meetings.

Hours are - Mon - Friday working 10 hours a day with a break for lunch with every 4th Saturday 7am to 2pm


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester
Benefits:24000 - 26000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34103 FP/13659/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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