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Road Freight Planner

Our client is a well-established global service provider to the Freight forwarding, express and international parcels, and warehousing and logistics industry
The network has more than 354 locations across 60 countries and with 13,000 employees serving alliance customers and attending to the details of their business round the clock, around the globe.
We are now looking for a Road FreightTransport Planner based at Slough working Monday to Friday 6am-3pm

We are looking for an experienced and skilled Road Freight Transport Planner who will plan all domestic and international movements and will arrange all import and export, full and part loads with hauliers and partners.
The transport planner will ensure compliance and timely collections and deliveries, to ensure customer service levels and organisation standards are met.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan domestic vehicles for Transport, Road Freight & Logistics and plan UK pallet network collections and deliveries
Liase with drivers and manage transport office communication to warehouse operations
Manage daily office interaction with various internal departments and pallet depots
Manage transport administration and update collection/delivery statuses
Act as telephone/e-mail contact point to co-ordinate all domestic transport requirements
Liaise with transport provider to monitor progress and performance of daily transport requirements
Provide quotations for special collections/deliveries
Manage all subcontractor pricing (accruals) on a weekly basis
Responsible for local transport P&L profitability, utilisation of vehicles etc
Take responsibility and manage the delivery of all KPIs related to Transport and Pallet Network

Experience required
Road Freight and Freight Forwarding knowledge is essential
Knowledge and prior use of Transport Management Systems
Proven knowledge of transport and planning
Knowledge of Customs requirements
Experience in administration and computer systems
Customer communication and supplier management
Organisational skills

Salary up to £35,000 per annum
Bonus scheme


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, Berkshire
Benefits:Up to £35,000 salary; pension; bonus scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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