Transport Planner / Router

Recruiter
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£23000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
2667
Contact
Jamie Westcott
Contract Type
Full Time
Transport Planner / Router - Foodservice - Salary £23,000 pa - Berkshire 

23.00 - 07:00 Sunday to Friday (finish the shift on Saturday at 07.00 am) 

The Company 

Established for over 20 years, this successful food import and distribution business are entering a period of growth and are looking to appoint an experienced Transport Planner to contribute to the next stage of expansion by professionally planning transport and delivery routes.  

The Role 

This is a crucial role within the Supply Chain that will involve daily liaison with the Transport Manager, Warehouse Manager, Drivers and Customers. Duties will include the planning of all routes for a fleet of 25 vehicles in a multi drop environment of around 500 - 600 deliveries daily.  

A key requirement will be the effective and efficient planning of routes using a route planning software module and ensuring company targets on SLA`s are met. This role will also hold a high degree of autonomy as you will be responsible for recording driver hours / mileage, invoices, driving penalties and ensuring maintenance schedules on the vehicle fleet is adhered to. 

The Person 

Applicants must have experience within a fast paced multi drop planning / routing warehouse or distribution environment. You will be a confident and organised individual with a track record of meeting Logistics targets and KPI`s. 

Individuals should have experience of using route planning software modules such as Sage Routing System or equivalent. However the company are just about to launch its new bespoke Panthera Planning Software, so the Transport Planner will be required to quickly develop an understanding of this system. 

A solid knowledge of central London multi drop deliveries is essential for this role. Attention to detail and effective communication skills are also required. 

The salary for this position is £23,000 

This role is commutable from - West London, Walton on Thames, Berkshire, Southall, Windsor, Ottershaw, Sunningdale, Slough, Denham and Sunbury.