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Traffic Planner (VR/20979)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex -- Colchester

Job Type

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Transport Planner - Colchester - VR/20979

The Company & Role of Transport Planner:

Our client, a well-known transport and warehousing company are currently looking for a Transport Planner to join their team in Colchester. 

Personal Transport is essential for this role.

Duties for the role of Transport Planner

  • Full utilisation of vehicles to ensure accurate and appropriate allocation of driver/vehicle/loads/back loads and trailers
  • Communicate plans customers to improve both the efficiency
  • Ensure sufficient staffing levels are in place at all time
  • Manage driver hours by authorising driver timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Managing drivers hours with WTD regulations
  • Dealing with load sheets for the warehouse
  • Vehicle and trailer maintenance and servicing
  • Operate a high standard of general housekeeping

Experience for the position of Transport Planner

  • Must have a full understanding and prior experience in a similar role for a transport company

In Return for the position of Transport Planner:

You will receive a salary depending on experience and the opportunity to join a forward thinking, dynamic company.

If you’re interested, click apply, or email our Shipping Team on shipping@redrecruit.com

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors.  We provide an expert consultative, ‘project managed’ approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate.  Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruit’s mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression.  We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs.  Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.  

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

If you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry then please contact us to see if we can assist you finding your next career move.