Transport Planner

Posted 6 days ago by Red Recruit
Location Essex Job Type Full Time - Contract
Salary Market related Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Transport Planner - VR/20361

The Company & Role:

Our client based in Earls Colne, Essex are an established haulage company. They are currently looking for an experienced transport planner to join their team on a temp to perm basis.

Salary Depending on Experience


  • Routing of vehicles and covering deliveries across the UK
  • Providing good communication with our Traffic office teams and Drivers to ensure customer KPIs and targets are achieved and maintained
  • Use in-house planning tools and systems to manage workload and monitor efficiency
  • Ensuring internal tracking systems are kept organised and updated
  • Controlling and planning of resource (vehicles, drivers, trailers); ensuring all legal requirements are adhered to (Working Time Directive and EU Drivers Hours regulations)
  • Plan Rigid & artic work for following day
  • Warehouse checks
  • Review Manifest and update any amendments/ notes
  • Providing rates, quotes and processing customer bookings
  • Monitoring delivery performance and advising customers of issues affecting time / completion
  • Undertake any other ad hoc project or task within the company as required


  • Previous experience transport planning in a busy transport office
  • Competent IT literacy
  • CPC Holder an advantage, but not essential

In Return:

You will receive a salary depending on experience. Working hours are Monday to Friday day time with occasional requirement to work on weekends.

If you're interested in the role, click apply now to send over an up-to-date CV or email

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