Transport Planner/Router

Posted 6 months ago by Red Recruit
Location Dartford Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £21k - 23k per year Sector Freight Forwarding, Logistics, Shipping, Transportation

Trailer Planning Assistant - VR/20390

The Company & Role:

Our client, a leading logistics and distribution company operating in over 120 countries, are looking for a Trailer Planning Assistant to join their team in Dartford, Kent.


  • Assisting in planning vehicles in the UK, working alongside an experienced Vehicle Router, to control the levels of freight for collection and delivery
  • UK routing of Trailers - full and part loads
  • Delivering cargo from single box, to full trailer loads to RDC, shops, industrial business and private addresses, so a knowledge of vehicle routing to achieve maximum vehicle fill is essential
  • Working with a Regional Distribution Partner within the companys internal network, for all collections and deliveries in a specified region
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the UK is required as well as Drivers Hours regulations, working time directive regulations, with a good attention to detail

Skills / Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience with traffic routing, preferably within the general freight sector
  • IT Literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent geographical knowledge
  • Knowledge of vehicle capacity and weight


0900/1730hrs with 1hr lunch. Times however may be moved to suit the job requirement and will also require additional hours to complete the days work where required. 

In Return:

You will receive a salary of £21-23k depending on previous experience.

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

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