Senior Transport Planner

Main responsibilities

To support the Logistics Manager in the effective running of the logistics department in accordance with the company’s procedures.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  1. To Plan and route trucks on a daily basis in the most cost effective way for the company.
  2. Collate information and input data onto Willmotts Transport IT system and maximising loads and revenue.
  3. Liaise with customers as required and act upon any issues raised in an efficient and competent manner, informing the logistics manager of action taken or required where necessary.
  4. Managing the drivers on a daily bases and maximising their drivers hours within the tachograph regulations and working time directive.
  5. Respond to and follow up enquiries by email, post, telephone and liaise with your direct line manager about any enquiry of work.
  6. Monitor and report on activities and provide reports to management
  7. Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development.
  8. Conduct all duties in an effective safe manner ensuring that all aspects of Health Safety, Environmental and Quality are complied with by all persons under your control.

Aims and Objectives:

To understand all procedures within the transport office and to take a more active planning role.

To be part of the transport office shift pattern and take more responsibility in routing vehicles as the role of a transport planner. Also improve systems and bring in new ideas and efficiencies, to improve the day to day running of the business and grow the business with the help of sales.

Apply online by clicking here, or fill out our application form below and send it to:

Willmotts Transport Ltd, Waterlip Business Park, Waterlip, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4RN.

Application Form Download: willmotts-transport-confidential-application-form

For further information call the team on 01749 880333.