Transport Planner

  • Up to £30000.00 per annum
  • Full Time
  • Runcorn
  • Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
  • 14/05/2024
  • Office Support
  • BBBH7840
  • Transport Planner
  • Permanent
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Transport Planner | Runcorn | £30k

Adaptable Recruitment are recruiting for a Transport Planner to join a fantastic team based in Runcorn. The successful applicant will be an excellent communicator ideally with an understanding of the Transport industry.


  • £30k DOE
  • Monday-Friday
  • 25 days holiday plus BHs
  • Onsite parking
  • Free Lunch

Job Duties:

  • Plan workloads ensuring compliance with driver's hours and working time directive legislation.
  • Using geographical knowledge to maximise the fleet ability to work.
  • Successfully, plan the vehicles in such a way to minimise running costs, and maximise vehicle revenue.
  • Briefing and De-briefing drivers starting and finishing their shift.
  • Supervising and managing driver workloads.
  • Sourcing extra drivers when needed.
  • Responsible for providing a detailed and accurate handover to next shift.
  • Ensuring drivers have the correct paperwork.
  • Ensuring drivers are on time (using software installed)
  • Responsible for driver queries face to face and via telephone.
  • Ensuring drivers are up to date with any road problems and challenging drivers when needed to ensure Deliveries are on time.
  • Liaise with the Transport Manager regarding the regular maintenance intervals.

Who will I report in to?
Transport Manager

When will interviews be taking place?
Interviews will be happening as soon as possible.

Ideal experience?

  • Previous experience of working as a Transport Planner within a busy, fast paced transport office.
  • Experience monitoring drivers.
  • A solid understanding of Transport operating systems.
  • A knowledge of tachograph regulations.
  • Able to organise workload in a consistent and methodical way.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, relationship building and a strong communicator.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, work to deadlines, without supervision and on their own initiative.
  • High levels of drive and enthusiasm.
  • Dynamic and proactive.
  • Numerate and IT literate.
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